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Group of Seven Monuments in the Churchyard, Between 2 and 9 Metres South of Church of St Margaret of Antioch

A Grade II Listed Building in Corsley, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2194 / 51°13'9"N

Longitude: -2.2465 / 2°14'47"W

OS Eastings: 382880

OS Northings: 146719

OS Grid: ST828467

Mapcode National: GBR 1TX.GVV

Mapcode Global: VH97G.0MQ1

Entry Name: Group of Seven Monuments in the Churchyard, Between 2 and 9 Metres South of Church of St Margaret of Antioch

Listing Date: 5 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036536

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313710

Location: Corsley, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Corsley

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Corsley and Chadmanslade St Margaret of Antioch

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

CORSLEY CORSLEY VILLAGE
ST 84 NW
(north side)
7/72 Group of seven monuments in the
churchyard, between 2 and 9m
south of Church of St Margaret
of Antioch
GV II
Seven chest tombs. Late C18 to mid C19. Five tombs are limestone,
two tombs are blue lias. West of group is to Ann Everett died 1819
with two shaped panels with fan-carved spandrels, frieze with
rosettes and raised lozenge decoration and fielded pilasters,
moulded flat top. Tomb to Nicholas Eyres died 1781 is same style
as tomb in railed enclosure (q.v.). Blue lias tombs to Robert
Meares died 1779 and Alicia Knight died 1838, the former with
shaped panels and reeded pilasters, the latter plainer and with
illegible inscription to flat top. Three C18 tombs to east have
two panels to main sides, the southerly one with pulvinated frieze,
the next north has relief-carved floral centre panel and plain
frieze, Weeks tomb nearest church has beaded panels, quarter
balusters and fluted frieze with rosettes, partly illegible
inscriptions.


Listing NGR: ST8288046719

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