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Baker Monument in the Churchyard Circa 22 Metres West of West Tower to the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7851 / 51°47'6"N

Longitude: -2.1953 / 2°11'42"W

OS Eastings: 386626

OS Northings: 209620

OS Grid: SO866096

Mapcode National: GBR 1M6.3SC

Mapcode Global: VH94R.WDTD

Entry Name: Baker Monument in the Churchyard Circa 22 Metres West of West Tower to the Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090934

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133427

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Painswick

Built-Up Area: Painswick

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Painswick St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

PAINSWICK NEW STREET
SO 8609 (part) (south east side)

9/240 Baker monument in the
churchyard c.22 m west of
west tower to the Church
of St Mary

GV II

Chest tomb, probably of c17, but now with two brass plates to Richard Baker
1820, and William Baker, 1836. Thick limestone top to cyma edge, carrying the
brass plates; plain chest without modelling or lettering, all on heavy, broad,
cyma base. The top plate is signed 'J Hamlett fecit'. Although now with C19
inscription, the heavy top and base slabs and plain chest presuppose a much
earlier date: the superimpostion of the plates also supports this. The two
Bakers were aged 69 and 84 respectively: many dated monuments in this church-
yard show similar longevity. Just to south of principal path.


Listing NGR: SO8662609620

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