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Keeper Monument, in the Churchyard and 22 Metres South of the Tower of Church of St James the Less

A Grade II Listed Building in Iron Acton, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5488 / 51°32'55"N

Longitude: -2.4621 / 2°27'43"W

OS Eastings: 368052

OS Northings: 183427

OS Grid: ST680834

Mapcode National: GBR JX.FMCB

Mapcode Global: VH88B.8BQJ

Entry Name: Keeper Monument, in the Churchyard and 22 Metres South of the Tower of Church of St James the Less

Listing Date: 27 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116048

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350691

Location: Iron Acton, South Gloucestershire, BS37

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Iron Acton

Built-Up Area: Iron Acton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Iron Acton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 68 SE IRON ACTON HIGH STREET (south side)

2/8 Keeper monument, in the
churchyard and 22 metres south
G.V. of the tower of Church of St.
James the Less

II

Chest tomb. Late C18. Freestone. Moulded slab, recessed corner balusters
with swags, plain ends, one inscribed, sides have inscriptions in cartouches,
decorated spandrels, moulded base. Inscription to north reads: In/Memory of/
JOHN Keeper/of this Parish who died April 1st 1799/Aged 65 years/The voice of
innocent Abel's blood, err'd loud/For JUSTICE on Cain who by the law was dead/
But O may the blood of our Lord cry more loud/For MERCY on my guilty murderer's
head. -


Listing NGR: ST6805283427

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