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Group of 3 Monuments in the Churchyard, 1 to 5 Metres South West of Nave, Church of the Holy Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherston, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5728 / 51°34'22"N

Longitude: -2.2124 / 2°12'44"W

OS Eastings: 385373

OS Northings: 186016

OS Grid: ST853860

Mapcode National: GBR 1PP.CFZ

Mapcode Global: VH95Q.LQQN

Entry Name: Group of 3 Monuments in the Churchyard, 1 to 5 Metres South West of Nave, Church of the Holy Cross

Listing Date: 3 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023225

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318081

Location: Sherston, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Sherston

Built-Up Area: Sherston

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Sherston Magna

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

SHERSTON CHURCH STREET
ST 8486-8586
(west side)
7/84 Group of 3 monuments in the church-
yard, 1-5m south-west of nave,
Church of the Holy Cross
GV II

One pedestal tomb and 2 chest tombs. Mid-late C18. Limestone.
Lettered from east to west.
a) Unidentified. Late C18. Pedestal tomb in wrought iron railed
enclosure. Square on plan with moulded plinth and coved cap.
Completely overgrown with ivy at time of resurvey (June 1986).
Railings have corner urns.
b) Unidentified chest tomb. Mid C18 with plain panels to sides
and ends and large cyma recta slab. Completely overgrown with
ivy and sunk to half its height at time of resurvey (June
1986).
c) Unidentified chest tomb. Mid C18 with panelled pilasters,
lozenge panels to ends and cyma recta moulded slab. Completely
overgrown with ivy and sunk to half its height at time of
resurvey (June 1986).


Listing NGR: ST8537286018

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