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2 Gibbs Memorials About 25 Yards South of South Porch of St Marys Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9435 / 51°56'36"N

Longitude: -1.5478 / 1°32'52"W

OS Eastings: 431180

OS Northings: 227315

OS Grid: SP311273

Mapcode National: GBR 5RF.5GX

Mapcode Global: VHBZ8.4D3Z

Entry Name: 2 Gibbs Memorials About 25 Yards South of South Porch of St Marys Church

Listing Date: 20 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052642

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251593

Location: Chipping Norton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Chipping Norton

Built-Up Area: Chipping Norton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Chipping Norton with Over Norton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

CHIPPING NORTON
SP 3027 - 3127
3/101 2 Gibbs memorials about
25 yards south of south
- porch of St Mary's Church
GV II
2 chest tombs. Mid C19. Ashlar. The North tomb spectacular in Portland stone:
neo-classical style; to John (died 1860) and Emma (died 1859) Gibbs. Moulded
plinth and cornice, end vertical brackets with paterae Shaped top feature with
flanking scrolls, central fluted panel, coved base and corner anthemion acroteria.
The south tomb to Thomas (died 1844) and Sarah (died 1842) Gibbs: chest tomb with
moulded plinth and cornice, panelled corner piers decorated with husks and raised
inscription panels. The two tombs have a similarity which suggests the same
mason, despite the obvious difference in material and effect.

Listing NGR: SP3118027315

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