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Chest Tomb Approximately 20 Metres North East of Chancel of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Cumnor, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7342 / 51°44'3"N

Longitude: -1.3328 / 1°19'58"W

OS Eastings: 446168

OS Northings: 204157

OS Grid: SP461041

Mapcode National: GBR 7XW.CTD

Mapcode Global: VHCXS.VN7X

Entry Name: Chest Tomb Approximately 20 Metres North East of Chancel of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249710

Location: Cumnor, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX2

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Cumnor

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cumnor

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

CUMNOR HIGH STREET
SP4605 (South side)
13/35 Chest tomb approx. 20m. NE of
chancel of Church of St.
Michael
GV II
Chest tomb. Late C17. Limestone. Splayed plinth and cyma-moulded cornice: slate
lozenges left into sides have inscriptions. In memory of Lieutenant William
Godfry, d.1694 and a staunch Royalist: one inscription reads "Here/lyeth ye
Body/of Lieutenant Willi/am Godfry who faithful/ly served King Charles ye
lst/from Edgehill Fight/to ye end of ye/unhappy/wars".
(V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.403).


Listing NGR: SP4616804157

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