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Altar Tomb Approximately 22 Metres South of Church of St Leodegarius

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashby St. Ledgers, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3086 / 52°18'31"N

Longitude: -1.1606 / 1°9'38"W

OS Eastings: 457324

OS Northings: 268167

OS Grid: SP573681

Mapcode National: GBR 8RH.7D9

Mapcode Global: VHCV5.T7SJ

Entry Name: Altar Tomb Approximately 22 Metres South of Church of St Leodegarius

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360898

Location: Ashby St. Ledgers, Daventry, Northamptonshire, CV23

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Ashby St Ledgers

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Ashby St Ledgers The BVM and St Leodegarius

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP5768 (East side)
17/4 Altar tomb approx. 22m. S of
Church of St. Leodegarius


Altar tomb. 1939 by Sir Edwin Lutyens to Ivor Churchill Guest, Lord Wimborne,
died 1939. Portland stone with slate top. Deep hollow chamfered base. South and
north sides of tomb have central inscription plaque flanked by roundels in
moulded frames recording birth and death of Lord Wimborne on the south side, and
of Alice his wife on the north. Coat of arms in the cartouche surmounted by
coronet on west side and shield of arms with supporters and motto to the east.
Cross (q.v.) also forms part of memorial.

Listing NGR: SP5732468167

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