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Group of 4 Chest Tombs 6-15 Metres to South of South Porch of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Black Bourton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7359 / 51°44'9"N

Longitude: -1.5864 / 1°35'11"W

OS Eastings: 428657

OS Northings: 204211

OS Grid: SP286042

Mapcode National: GBR 5TX.1RQ

Mapcode Global: VHC06.GM6M

Entry Name: Group of 4 Chest Tombs 6-15 Metres to South of South Porch of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 4 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053518

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253467

Location: Black Bourton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Black Bourton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Black Bourton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(West side)
Black Bourton
10/155 Group of 4 chest tombs 6-15m
to S of S porch of Church of
St. Mary

Group of 4 chest tombs, all of limestone: 1) to Thomas Clark, 1804. Moulded
base, flat cornice lid, recessed corners with square pilasters carrying carved
reliefs of ornamental drapes. Inscription tablets are oval and have shallow
relief carvings of cherub heads and foliage in spandrels. 2) to John Cox, 1827.
Moulded base, flat cornice lid, recessed corners with square balusters, oval
panels with worn inscriptions. 3) Late C17-C18 chest with illegible
inscriptions, plain slab sides, and flat cornice lid with cyma recta moulding.
4) C18-early C19 chest with illegible inscriptions and canted west end. Plain
slab sides, the north side incorporating moulded panel. Flat lid with chamfered
lower edge.

Listing NGR: SP2865704211

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