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Twelve Monuments in Churchyard of the Church of St John the Baptist Circa 1 Metre South of the South Transept

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Rissington, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8525 / 51°51'9"N

Longitude: -1.7179 / 1°43'4"W

OS Eastings: 419523

OS Northings: 217142

OS Grid: SP195171

Mapcode National: GBR 4QV.Y6N

Mapcode Global: VHBZK.5PNQ

Entry Name: Twelve Monuments in Churchyard of the Church of St John the Baptist Circa 1 Metre South of the South Transept

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 130892

Location: Great Rissington, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Great Rissington

Built-Up Area: Great Rissington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Great Rissington St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

GREAT RISSINGTON GREAT RISSINGTON VILLAGE
SP 1917-2017
9/159 Twelve monuments in the churchyard
of the Church of St John the Baptist
clm south of the south transept
II
Row of twelve headstones. Late C18-early C19. Mostly limestone.
From left to right:-
a) Headstone to Emma Blower, died 1818 with a plain segmental
head.
b) Headstone to Robert Cambray, died 1810 with a winged angel's
head at the top and foliate scrollwork.
c) Trefoil-headed sandstone headstone to Priscilla Cambray, died
1854 and Robert Cambray, died 1857.
d) Plain headstone to John Wilkes, died 1781.
e) Tall segmental-headed headstone to Thomas Cambray with an
eroded inscription and shallowly carved decoration.
f) Headstone to Thomas Cambray, died 1799 with a winged angel and
foliate scrollwork in bold relief.
g) Plain headstone to Richard Matthew, died 1806.
h) Five C18 headstones with winged angel's head at the top of
each.
This row forms part of a large group beside the churchyard path.

Listing NGR: SP1952317142

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