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Church of St Peter Group of 4 Chest Tombs Approximately 4 Metres West of Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Stretton-on-Fosse, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.043 / 52°2'34"N

Longitude: -1.6758 / 1°40'32"W

OS Eastings: 422330

OS Northings: 238340

OS Grid: SP223383

Mapcode National: GBR 5PX.WMY

Mapcode Global: VHBYL.WXX6

Entry Name: Church of St Peter Group of 4 Chest Tombs Approximately 4 Metres West of Tower

Listing Date: 16 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024081

English Heritage Legacy ID: 306523

Location: Stretton-on-Fosse, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, GL56

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Stretton-on-Fosse

Built-Up Area: Stretton-on-Fosse

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Stretton-on-Fosse St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

STRETTON ON FOSSE
SP2238
15/157 Church of St. Peter, group of
4 chest tombs approx. 4m. W of
tower

GV II

Group of 4 chest tombs. 1748, 1818, 1830 and 1839. Limestone. All 4 chest tombs
rest on a flagstone and brick base with railings surround, the railings now
gone. That dated 1748 has a moulded plinth and baluster corners. One end is
carved with an orb overlooked by 3 putti heads. The other end depicts a putto
seated on an orb dangling a rose over a skull and part of a skeleton. Moulded
ledger. 2 identical chest tombs have moulded plinths with filleted corners and
plain ledgers. Chest tomb dated 1818 has simple moulded plinth and ledger.


Listing NGR: SP2233038340

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