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Group of 4 Headstones Approximately 7,8,9 and 11 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.931 / 51°55'51"N

Longitude: -1.3089 / 1°18'32"W

OS Eastings: 447614

OS Northings: 226061

OS Grid: SP476260

Mapcode National: GBR 7VD.ZVH

Mapcode Global: VHCWV.8QDJ

Entry Name: Group of 4 Headstones Approximately 7,8,9 and 11 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 26 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066018

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422441

Location: Steeple Aston, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Steeple Aston

Built-Up Area: Steeple Aston

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Steeple Aston

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP4726 (North side)
8/109 Group of 4 headstones approx.
7,8,9 and 11m S of chancel of
Church of St. Peter and St.

Group of 4 headstones, c.1657, 1693, 1696 and early C19. Limestone and
(i) Small limestone headstone with a cambered head has a raised surround in a
crenellated design and is inscribed "1657/KB".
(ii) Plain early-C19 marlstone headstone with a worn inscription.
(iii) Marlstone headstone in Baroque style has a scrolled pedimented head above
a long rectangular panel flanked by vigorously-carved flower drops. Inscription
commemorates Elinor Forrest (died 1696).
(iv) Small marlstone headstone with a shaped head and a recessed inscription
panel. Inscription is largely illegible but includes the date 1693/4,
Headstone (ii) is not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SP4761426061

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