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Latitude: 51.9785 / 51°58'42"N
Longitude: -2.2925 / 2°17'32"W
OS Eastings: 380008
OS Northings: 231158
OS Grid: SO800311
Mapcode National: GBR 0H7.WS1
Mapcode Global: VH93R.6JXM
Entry Name: Group of Four Tomb Chests Approximately Six Metres South of Chancel and 3 Metres East of South Chapel of Church of St John
Listing Date: 23 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1098825
English Heritage Legacy ID: 153189
Location: Eldersfield, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, GL19
District: Malvern Hills
Civil Parish: Eldersfield
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Eldersfield
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
ELDERSFIELD CP -
SO 83 SW
7/48 Group of four tomb chests
approximately six metres
south of chancel and three
metres east of south chapel
of Church of St John
Group of four tomb chests. Early C18. Sandstone. All have flat moulded tops
and scrolled ends.
South-western tomb has north side with central swag flanked by drops of
flowers. South side has crossed bones at left, and pick, shovel, and
skull at right. Inscriptions include: "Elizabeth ... 1726(?) ...".
North-western tomb is similar in design to the one to the south-west. Its
inscriptions were illegible at time of survey (April 1986).
North-eastern tomb has fluted scrolled ends with central oval panels. North
side inscribed: "Blessed are the dead ...". South side inscribed: "Job ...
South-eastern tomb is similar in design to the north-eastern one and has
carved foliage decoration on the north and south sides. South side inscribed:
"Job son of Job Carter ... 1710(?)".
Listing NGR: SO8000831158
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