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Group of 4 Headstones and 2 Pairs of Headstones, in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Immediately South East of the South East Corner of the South Aisle

A Grade II Listed Building in Uckington, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9329 / 51°55'58"N

Longitude: -2.1171 / 2°7'1"W

OS Eastings: 392044

OS Northings: 226054

OS Grid: SO920260

Mapcode National: GBR 1KC.ZG6

Mapcode Global: VH941.8P42

Entry Name: Group of 4 Headstones and 2 Pairs of Headstones, in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Immediately South East of the South East Corner of the South Aisle

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134605

Location: Uckington, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL51

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Uckington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Elmstone Hardwicke St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 92 NW UCKINGTON ELMSTONE HARDWICKE


7/197 Group of 4 headstones and 2 pairs of
headstones, in the churchyard of the
Church of St Mary Magdalene, immed-
iately south-east of the south-east
corner of the south aisle

GV II


Row of 4 headstones. Left-hand headstone. Early C18.
Sandstone to Mary Cook, wife of William Cook. The lower part of
the headstone is obscured by the ground level.
Unidentified headstone to the right. Early C18. Raised oval
inscription plaque within a cartouche-like surround. Pair of
winged cherubs' heads one in each of the upper corners.
Headstone to John Butt, died 1711 to the right. Sunken
inscription plaque within a scrollwork surround.
Unidentified headstone to the right of the latter. Late, C17-early
C18. Pair of winged cherubs' heads towards the top. Swag draped
over the heads and down the sides.
Pair of headstones cl.5m to the east. Left-hand headstone.
Limestone. Large incised initials 'I.B.' with foliate carving at
the top.
Right-hand headstone to Elizabeth Butt, died 1670. Large scallop-
shell motif centre top. Intertwined tassels, rope and foliate
decoration either side.
Pair of headstones cl.5m to the east. Left-hand headstone
segmental-headed with a partially legible inscription to Elizabeth
----------, died 1696. Heavy drapery at top and sides.
Right-hand headstone. Segmental-headed with a partially legible
inscription in italics. Pair of crossed palm leaf fronds above
the inscription.


Listing NGR: SO9204426054

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