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Group of 3 Monuments in the Churchyard Approximately 2 Metres South of Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Boxwell with Leighterton, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6327 / 51°37'57"N

Longitude: -2.2726 / 2°16'21"W

OS Eastings: 381230

OS Northings: 192687

OS Grid: ST812926

Mapcode National: GBR 0MJ.N7Q

Mapcode Global: VH95H.K7F7

Entry Name: Group of 3 Monuments in the Churchyard Approximately 2 Metres South of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 1 May 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090041

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129590

Location: Boxwell with Leighterton, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL8

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Boxwell with Leighterton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: BoxwellSt Mary the Virgin and Leighterton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

BOXWELL WITH BOXWELL VILLAGE
ST 89 SW
LEIGHTERTON
1/8 Group of 3 monuments in the
churchyard approximately 2m south
of Church of St. Mary

GV II*

Described from north to south.
Tall chest tomb. Dated 1706. Limestone. Gadrooned corner
balusters. Urn to west end, mutilated cartouche to east. Large
Rococo cartouche on south side; inscription panel with square
projections to corners to north. Cyma moulded top and base.
Inscribed on north side to PAUNCEFOOT MILLER, died 1706.
Pedestal tomb. Dated 1751. Limestone. Rectangular with moulded
ends having paterae in frieze. Hooded mourner with broken oak and
scull on recessed west end; winged figure of death to east holding
hour-glass over urn. Finely carved returns to ends; large and
delicately carved Rococo cartouche to south side with 2 cherub's
heads in upper spandrels; inscription shield on swag backing to
north side. Cyma moulded top; hollow mouldings above low base
plinth. Inscription illegible.
Chest tomb. Mid-late C17. Limestone. Lyre ended with cartouche
to west end and bold oval wreath to east. Rectangular moulded
inscription panel on north side flanked by scrolls; similar on
south but with mutilated niche to right. Cavetto moulded top;
cyma moulded base. Inscriptions illegible.


Listing NGR: ST8123092687

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