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Row of 6 Headstones Running South from Church Porch, St Mary's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Potsgrove, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9589 / 51°57'32"N

Longitude: -0.6167 / 0°36'59"W

OS Eastings: 495151

OS Northings: 229843

OS Grid: SP951298

Mapcode National: GBR F2S.0YB

Mapcode Global: VHFR4.81C3

Entry Name: Row of 6 Headstones Running South from Church Porch, St Mary's Churchyard

Listing Date: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113978

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38175

Location: Potsgrove, Central Bedfordshire, MK17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Potsgrove

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Battlesden with Pottesgrove

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 9515 2983 POTSGROVE
4/73
- Row of 6 headstones
running S from church
porch, St Mary's
churchyard
GV II
Row of 6 headstones bordering path from S porch of church, probably reset from
elsewhere. All 6 date from late C18 or early C19, are stylistically similar,
with segmental heads stepped at corners. Limestone. Details of stones as
follows (N to S):
(i) John Stopp. Date illegible. Shows winged putto, surmounted by swags
and flanked by urns and drops.
(ii) William Stopp. Date illegible. Depicts winged putto, surmounted by
swags and flanked by urns and drops.
(iii) William Stopp. d.1796. Central oval panel contains mourning female
standing by flaming urn. This is flanked by 2 oval medallions showing
profile busts, and surrounded by scrolled foliate decoration.
(iv) William Stopp. d.1811. Shows swagged urn above foliate scrollwork.
(v) Mary Edwin (?) Date illegible. Central oval panel contains lamb and
flag. Flanked by husk garlands and winged putti.
(vi) Elizabeth, wife of Jonas Welch, daughter of William and Mary Stopp
d. Oct 21 1831 aged 53. Shows garlanded urn flanked by foliate
scrollwork.
Further headstones continue the row southwards, but are later C19 and are not
of Special interest.


Listing NGR: SP9515129843

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