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Monument in Churchyard of Church of St Peter and St Paul, C4.5m South of South Aisle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Northleach with Eastington, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8294 / 51°49'45"N

Longitude: -1.8389 / 1°50'20"W

OS Eastings: 411195

OS Northings: 214547

OS Grid: SP111145

Mapcode National: GBR 3PR.9WS

Mapcode Global: VHB27.28PW

Entry Name: Monument in Churchyard of Church of St Peter and St Paul, C4.5m South of South Aisle

Listing Date: 25 March 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090446

English Heritage Legacy ID: 130547

Location: Northleach with Eastington, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Northleach with Eastington

Built-Up Area: Northleach

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Northleach St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

NORTHLEACH WITH OFF THE MARKET PLACE
SP 1114
EASTINGTON (west side), Northleach
8/110
Monument in churchyard of Church of
St. Peter and St. Paul, c4.5m south
of south aisle
GV
II*

Unidentified chest tomb. C17. Limestone. Rectangular plan with
carved ends. Moulded plinth. Oval inscription plaques on north an
south sides. Pair of eroded heads or skulls above inscription
plaque on north side. Open bibles upper right and left. Deeply
carved foliate and scrollwork decoration around plaque. South
side; deep carved scrollwork around inscription plaque. Winged
cherubs' heads upper right and left. Cartouche-like plaques at
ends of tomb. Winged cherubs' heads above. Standing figures of
cherubs either side. Cherubs at west end holdng open bibles.
Skulls at cherubs' feet at east end. Drapes with ribbon ties at
top either side of standing cherubs. Thick capping with moulded
margin with tassle-like carving at each corner and rosettes at each
end. Unusually ornate and finely carved monument.


Listing NGR: SP1119514547

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