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Fryer Monument, in Churchyard, About 6 Metres South East of South East Corner of Tower, Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8231 / 51°49'23"N

Longitude: -2.4116 / 2°24'41"W

OS Eastings: 371726

OS Northings: 213908

OS Grid: SO717139

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.WBDV

Mapcode Global: VH94G.4FXS

Entry Name: Fryer Monument, in Churchyard, About 6 Metres South East of South East Corner of Tower, Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068547

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354333

Location: Westbury-on-Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Westbury-on-Severn

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Westbury-on-Severn St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


11/255 Fryer monument, in churchyard,
about 6m south-east of south-east
corner of tower, Church of St.
Peter and St. Paul


Chest tomb: mid C18; stone. Plain lid with chamfered edge.
Corners, quarter-square gadrooned balusters with scrolls on bulbous
base. North face main centre flanked by narrow panels: head with
wings in centre, drapery thence caught up with bows in top corners
and falling down sides to frame lettering. Flanking sections
tendrils, fruits and flowers. South side has rococo edge to
central panel, with bows and falling drapery in flanking ones;
weathered. West end raised margin, decorative carving ending in
2 scrolls at bottom; east end raised margin, with serpent of
eternity surrounding hourglass, scroll stand below, above fronds.
Splayed plinth. South inscription weathered off, north to Mary,
daughter of James and Elizabeth Fryer, died 1760.

Listing NGR: SO7172613908

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