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Row of 4 Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Peter, Immediately East of the Porch

A Grade II Listed Building in Leckhampton, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8733 / 51°52'23"N

Longitude: -2.0842 / 2°5'3"W

OS Eastings: 394298

OS Northings: 219413

OS Grid: SO942194

Mapcode National: GBR 2MJ.FX4

Mapcode Global: VH94F.T5JS

Entry Name: Row of 4 Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Peter, Immediately East of the Porch

Listing Date: 22 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152878

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135064

Location: Leckhampton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Civil Parish: Leckhampton

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Leckhampton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

LECKHAMPTON CHURCH ROAD
SO 91 NW
(south side)
4/114 Row of 4 monuments in the
churchyard of the Church of
St Peter, immediately east of the
porch

GV II

Row of 4 recumbent medieval effigies. Limestone. Medieval. All
the figures are dressed in long robes, the three closest to the
porch are probably the tombs of women; that furthest from the
porch has shorter robes and no headdress suggestng the figure may
be that of a man. The hands and feet of this monument are missing.
The head and hands of the adjacent monument are missing. All four
effigies rest their feet on dogs. The detail of all four
monuments is generally eroded. These monuments were found during
the digging of foundations for the new nave and north aisle during
the late C19.


Listing NGR: SO9429819413

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