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Group of 3 Chest Tombs and 3 Headstones 5-10 Metres South East of South Porch of Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadwell, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7355 / 51°44'7"N

Longitude: -1.636 / 1°38'9"W

OS Eastings: 425233

OS Northings: 204151

OS Grid: SP252041

Mapcode National: GBR 5TV.17D

Mapcode Global: VHC05.LMGX

Entry Name: Group of 3 Chest Tombs and 3 Headstones 5-10 Metres South East of South Porch of Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 4 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053546

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253436

Location: Broadwell, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, GL7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Broadwell

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Broadwell with Kelmscott

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP2404-2504 BROADWELL VILLAGE STREET
(West side)
8/122 Group of 3 chest tombs and 3
headstones 5-10m SE of S porch
of Church of St. Peter and St.
Paul

GV II
Group of 3 chest tombs and 2 headstones, all of limestone. Chest tombs are as
follows: 1) late C17, dated 16?6, with illegible inscriptions. Moulded panels,
flanked by pilasters on longer sides; coved cornice lid with moulded string and
guttae over pilasters; coved top. 2) to Thomas ? of Filkins 1811, with later
inscriptions to Robert Burdock 1851 and to John Burdock. Plain slab sides with
ovolo-moulded cornice lid. 3) to Purbrick family, with inscriptions to Elizabeth
1795, Sarah 1796, Robert 1800, William 1828, and Mary 1849. Chest has moulded
base, cornice lid and top, and oval inscription panels with shallow relief
carvings of cherub heads and wheat ears in spandrels. Long sides have flanking
pilaster strips with carved foliage festoons. Flanking South end of Purbrick
tomb are a pair of headstones, one to Anne Purbrick 1689, the other to John
Burdock 1685. The former has shaped and moulded inscription panel rising to a
carved cherub head flanked by feathered scrolls. The latter has carved top with
winged cherub head. Another late C17 headstone with illegible inscription to
Elizabeth ? stands adjacent to north-east end of chest tomb No.2 above. This
also has feathered scrolls flanking a carved cherub head.


Listing NGR: SP2522704152

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