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Eleven Tombs in St Peter's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Thames, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4688 / 51°28'7"N

Longitude: -0.9809 / 0°58'51"W

OS Eastings: 470885

OS Northings: 174912

OS Grid: SU708749

Mapcode National: GBR QJ8.SY

Mapcode Global: VHDWS.YB9X

Entry Name: Eleven Tombs in St Peter's Churchyard

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Last Amended: 7 March 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38869

Location: Reading, RG4

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Thames

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Caversham Thameside and Mapledurham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

In the entry for CHURCH ROAD
(south side)
11/265A

Caversham
Tombs and Monuments
in St Peter's Churchyard
shall be amended to read
CHURCH ROAD ROAD i
(south side)
Caversham
Eleven tombs in St Peter's Churchyard
The description shall be amended to read
1. 1858 Charles Washington Lovegrove and family. Tapering chest-with cross gabled
capping.
2. 1813 John Flory Howard. Table tomb with panel.led and piers.
3. 1828. Benjamin Lancaster. Table tomb with panels for inscriptions; retains cast
iron arrow head rails and urn corner piers.
4. 1778. Low table tomb.
5. 1802. Tim Van der Stegen. Table tomb.
6. 1765. Margaret Bowd, table tomb.
7. 1802 Stephens family vault. Table tomb with reeded corner piers and hipped
chamfered slab.
8. 1802. Elizabeth Lunn. Table lamb in poor condition. Moulded panels and railings,
standards with iron capping.
9. 1848. John Lawton, table tomb.
10. 179Os. Benwell Family vault. Table tomb, panelled. Spear, head rails with urn
capped standards.
11. C17 table tomb with, chamfered eaves to capping.

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CHURCH ROAD
1.
5123
(South Side)
Caversham
Tombs and Monuments
in St Peter's Churchyard
SU 7074 11/265A
II
2.
Irregular layout against side of hill. Numerous head and slab stones. In
particular are the following.
1. 1858 Charles Washington Lovegrove and family. Tapering chest with
cross gabled capping.
2. 1813 John Flory Howard. Table tomb with panelled end piers.
3. 1828. Benjamin Lancaster. Table tomb with panels for inscriptions;
retains cast iron arrow head rails and urn corner piers.
4. 1778. Low table tomb.
5. 1802. Mrs Van der Stegen. Table tomb, panelled.
6. 1765. Margaret Bowd, table tomb.
7. 1811. Stephens Family vault. Table tomb with reeded corner piers
and hipped chamfered slab.
8. 1802. Elizabeth Lunn. Table tomb in poor condition. Moulded panels
and railings, standards with iron capping.
9. 1848. John Lawton, table tomb.
10. 1790s. Benwell Family vault. Table tomb, panelled. Spear head
rails with urn capped standards.
11. C17 table tomb with chamfered eaves to capping.


Listing NGR: SU7088574912

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