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Unidentified Monument in the Church Yard of the Church of St Peter Circa 5 and 1/2 Metres South of the South Aisle

A Grade II Listed Building in Rendcomb, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7866 / 51°47'11"N

Longitude: -1.9744 / 1°58'27"W

OS Eastings: 401859

OS Northings: 209776

OS Grid: SP018097

Mapcode National: GBR 2NM.ZKQ

Mapcode Global: VHB2B.QCK6

Entry Name: Unidentified Monument in the Church Yard of the Church of St Peter Circa 5 and 1/2 Metres South of the South Aisle

Listing Date: 12 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131278

Location: Rendcomb, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Rendcomb

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Rendcomb St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

RENDCOMB RENDCOMB
SP 00 NW
6/254 Unidentified monument in the church-
yard of the Church of St Peter c5.5m
south of the south aisle

GV II

Chest tomb with lyre-shaped ends immediately south of the east-west
churchyard path. Late C17. Limestone. Partially legible
inscription panels on the north and south sides. Rectangular
inscription panels with moulded margins on the north and south;
hanging drapery either side of the inscription panel on the north
side; foliate decoration to the sides of the lyre-shaped ends.
The inscription panel on the south side is flanked by two figures:
death represented by skeleton on the right and a winged figure of
time holding an hourglass and a scythe to the left. Large oval
inscription panel at the east end with cherub's head at the top.
Small cartouche-like panel at the west end with a cherub's head at
the top and fruit and flowers below. Thick capping with moulded
margin.


Listing NGR: SP0185909776

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