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Group of 5 Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Bartholomew Immediately North East of Chancel

A Grade II Listed Building in Whittington, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8844 / 51°53'3"N

Longitude: -1.982 / 1°58'55"W

OS Eastings: 401335

OS Northings: 220650

OS Grid: SP013206

Mapcode National: GBR 2MG.XBK

Mapcode Global: VHB1R.LWKS

Entry Name: Group of 5 Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Bartholomew Immediately North East of Chancel

Listing Date: 11 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089323

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129245

Location: Whittington, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Whittington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Whittington St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 02 SW WHITTINGTON WHITTINGTON VILLAGE

Group of 5 Monuments in the
2/140 chruchyard of the church of St.
Bartholmew immediately north-east)
of chancel

GV II

Group of 5 chest tombs immediately north-east of chancel.
1) c3m north-east of corner of chancel:-
Unidentified chest tomb with raised panels on all sides.
Limestone. Quadrant corners to inscription plaques on sides,
rosette decoration at corners. Capping with moulded margin.
2) c2m south-east of the preceding:-
Chest tomb to Henry Arkell, died 1808, Elizabeth his wife, died
1782, and Jane, daughter of Henry Arkell, died 1792. Limestone.
Inscription plaques with raised margins on sides, fluted marginal
panels. Capping with moulded margin.
3) cl.5m north-east of the preceding:-
Chest tomb to Thomas Young, died 1648 and Jemima his wife, died
1642. Limestone. Sunken inscription panel at west end with
inscription in fine incised lettering. Thick capping with moulded
margin. Sunken unused inscription panel at east end.
4) c2m south of preceding:-
Chest tomb to Henry and Elizabeth Arkell. Late C18. Limestone.
Sunken panels either side with ornate hanging bellflower
decoration, similar panels on north side with similar marginal
panels ether side. Capping with moulded margin and upper capping
stone in form of flat slab.
5) clm south-east of the preceding:-
Chest tomb to Robert Arkell, died 1799 and Hanna, his wife.
Limestone. Sunken inscription panels on north and south sides.
Marginal panels with tall, thin urns in relief on south side.
Bellflower decoration with ribbon tie at top to marginal panels
either side of inscription on north side. Thick capping with
moulded margin, upper capping stone in form of flat slab. Sunken
inscription panel at west end with inscription to Robert Arkell,
died 1823.


Listing NGR: SP0133520650

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