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Group of 5 Chest Tombs Between Approximately 10 and 15 Metres to South of Nave and Chancel of Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Cardington, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5518 / 52°33'6"N

Longitude: -2.7293 / 2°43'45"W

OS Eastings: 350646

OS Northings: 295131

OS Grid: SO506951

Mapcode National: GBR BK.D8RS

Mapcode Global: VH83B.M4Z4

Entry Name: Group of 5 Chest Tombs Between Approximately 10 and 15 Metres to South of Nave and Chancel of Church of St James

Listing Date: 7 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055611

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259555

Location: Cardington, Shropshire, SY6

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Cardington

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Cardington

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


SO 5095-5195 CARDINGTON C.P. CARDINGTON

12/14 Group of 5 chest
- tombs between approx.
10 and 15 metres
to south of nave
and chancel of
Church of St. James

GV II

Group of 5 chest tombs. Late C18 and early C19. Brown sandstone
ashlar.
Northern chest tomb: pedestal tomb. Late C18. Recessed panels, moulded
cornice, chamfered top, and partly fluted ovoid finial with concave
base.
North-west tomb: chest tomb. Dated 1798. Chamfered plinth, recessed
side panels with flanking reeded pilaster strips, and moulded cornice
to flat top. To John Lowe, d. Nov. 2nd, 1798.
South-west tomb: chest tomb. Dated 1844. Chamfered plinth. Raised
side panels with quadrant corners and flanking reeded pilaster strips,
and chamfered top. To Daniel Lowe, d. April 20th, 1844.
North-east tomb: chest tomb. Early C19. Semi-circular side panels
with radial fans in spandrels and flanking corner piers with sunken
rectangular panels and moulded cornice to flat top; sunken end panels.
Inscription illegible at time of survey (September, 1985).
South-east tomb: chest tomb. Late C18. Recessed panels with flanking
reeded pilaster strips, and moulded cornice to flat top. Inscription
illegible at time of survey (September, 1985).


Listing NGR: SO5064695131

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