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Group of 13 Monuments of Various Designs in the Churchyard Approximately 11 Metres North of North Chapel to Church of St Leonard

A Grade II Listed Building in Upton St. Leonards, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8332 / 51°49'59"N

Longitude: -2.2012 / 2°12'4"W

OS Eastings: 386235

OS Northings: 214967

OS Grid: SO862149

Mapcode National: GBR 1LM.2B1

Mapcode Global: VH94K.S6P1

Entry Name: Group of 13 Monuments of Various Designs in the Churchyard Approximately 11 Metres North of North Chapel to Church of St Leonard

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090777

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131841

Location: Upton St. Leonards, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL4

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Upton St. Leonards

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Upton St Leonards St Leonards

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 81 SE UPTON ST LEONARDS CHURCHFIELD ROAD
(west side)

6/179 Group of 13 monuments of various
designs in the churchyard
approximately 11m north of north
chapel to Church of St. Leonard

GV II

Tightly packed group of chest and pedestal tombs in 4 rows,
described in order from south to north, and from west to east.

Chest tomb. Dated 1697. Limestone. Lyre ended with rectangular
side inscription panels; cavetto moulded top, base invisible
(March 1985). Inscribed to JOHN NURSE, died 1697.

Chest tomb. Late C17. Limestone. Lyre ended with rectangular
side inscription panels; composite moulded top, base invisible.
Inscribed to WILLIAM NURSE, date illegible. West end badly damaged.

Chest tomb. Dated 1645. Limestone. Rectangular with 4 panels per
side, central panels containing inscription, outer with raised
lozenge; complex moulding above. Cyma moulded top, base
invisible. Inscribed to JOHN NURSE, died 1645.

Chest tomb. C17. Limestone. Rectangular with 2 panels per side;
continuous torus moulding above panels. Ovolo moulded top, base
invisible. Inscriptions illegible.

Chest tomb. Dated 1707. Limestone. Lyre ended with fine leaf
carving to sides of ends and flanking moulded rectangular side
inscription panels. Cavetto moulded top, cyma moulded base.
Inscribed to THOMAS BAYLY, died 1707.

Chest tomb. Mid-late C18. Limestone. Rectangular with flattened
gadrooned corner balusters, each having winged cherub on side face
and egg and dart frieze. Circular moulding within recessed egg and
dart moulded panel on south side with carved leaf spandrels. Egg
and dart moulded end panels. Hollow moulded top; chamfered base.
Inscriptions illegible.

Chest tomb. C18. Limestone. Lyre ended with moulded rectangular
side inscription panels; cyma moulded top, base invisible.
Inscriptions illegible.

Tall chest tomb. C18. Limestone. Rectangular with richly moulded
gadrooned ends with trophy on west. Moulded side inscription
panels flanked by Rococo panels. Cavetto moulded top and base.
Inscriptions illegible.

Tall chest tomb. C18. Limestone. Rectangular with centre of
sides brought forward having bold oval wreath over gadrooning on
south side; egg and dart mouldings; ends with urn to west and 2
cherub's heads to east. Cavetto moulded top and base.
Inscriptions illegible.

Pedestal tomb. Dated 1800. Sandstone. Rectangular with raised
side inscription panels having quadrant corners; recessed oval end
panels. Hollow moulded top; bold torus moulding above low plinth.
Inscribed to RICHARD FRANKIS, died 1800.

Pedestal tomb. Late C18. Limestone. Rectangular with Doric
frieze to moulded ends having urn to east; simple moulded square
side panels. Hollow moulded top; cyma moulded base. Inscriptions
illegible.

Pedestal tomb. Dated 1804. Sandstone. Rectangular with raised
side inscription panels having quadrant corners; recessed oval end
panels. Hollow moulded top; bold torus moulding above low plinth.
Inscribed to THOMAS FRANKIS, died 1804.

Chest tomb. Dated 1806. Sandstone. Rectangular with fluted
corner pilasters having upward splay; reeded frieze with paterae
in squares. Raised oval to each end; side inscription panels with
quadrant corners. Projecting moulding to top below low pyramidal
coping; moulded plinth. Inscribed to HENRY FRANKIS, died 1806.


Listing NGR: SO8623514967

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