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Row of 3 Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Lawrence, C2 1/2 Metres East of the East End of the Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Swindon, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9224 / 51°55'20"N

Longitude: -2.0963 / 2°5'46"W

OS Eastings: 393472

OS Northings: 224880

OS Grid: SO934248

Mapcode National: GBR 2LX.JSD

Mapcode Global: VH941.MY35

Entry Name: Row of 3 Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Lawrence, C2 1/2 Metres East of the East End of the Chapel

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091889

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134546

Location: Swindon, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Civil Parish: Swindon

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Swindon and Cheltenham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 9324 NW SWINDON SWINDON VILLAGE

15/138 Row of 3 monuments in the church-
yard of the Church of St Lawrence,
c2.5m east of the east end of
the chancel

GV II


Row of three chest tombs. C17-early C18. Limestone.
Chest tomb at the northern end of the row. C18. Inscription to
John Cobb, Gent on the north side on a fielded inscription panel
within a border with carved foliate decoration. Similar fielded
panel on the south side. Circular panel at the west end with a
raised margin and gadrooning at the base. Thick capping with a
moulded margin. Egg and dart continued around all sides of the
tomb below the capping.
Chest tomb c2.5m to south of the latter. Early-mid C18. Partially
legible inscription on the south side with a sunken inscription
panel with panels of raised strapwork either side. Similar raised
strapwork at tomb end.
Chest tomb c2.5m to south. Early C17 with deeply incised
inscriptions on the north side and at the west end. The south
side appears to bear some raised decoration but possibly not an
inscription. Deeply incised inscription on the north side.
All three tombs were largely covered in ivy and may have further
inscriptions not apparent at the time of the resurvey (April 1986).


Listing NGR: SO9347224880

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