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Two Unidentified Chest Tombs Circa 15 Metres North of Sacristy at Church of St John Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7305 / 51°43'49"N

Longitude: -2.3772 / 2°22'37"W

OS Eastings: 374048

OS Northings: 203593

OS Grid: SO740035

Mapcode National: GBR 0L6.KSK

Mapcode Global: VH94V.RR4T

Entry Name: Two Unidentified Chest Tombs Circa 15 Metres North of Sacristy at Church of St John Evangelist

Listing Date: 26 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090902

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131523

Location: Slimbridge, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL2

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Slimbridge

Built-Up Area: Slimbridge

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Slimbridge St John Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 70 SW SLIMBRIDGE ST JOHN'S ROAD
1/84L (east side)

Two unidentified chest
tombs c15 m north of
sacristy at
GV Church of St John the
Evangelist
II


(i) Chest tomb. Early C18. Limestone. Very thick cyma top, lyre ends, rectangular
panel with raised moulding and decorative scroll supporters south side. Names not
legible, earliest date 1737. At time of survey partly ivy overgrown, and adjacent to
vigorous growing holly.

(ii) Chest tomb. Early C18. Limestone. Thick moulded top, base not visible at time
of survey, lyre ends, sunk rectangular panels north and south. Inscriptions not
legible. Invaded by ivy at time of survey. Located immediately south of preceding
item.

A pair of vigorous examples of Cotswold baroque tomb design.


Listing NGR: SO7404803593

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