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Francis Kemmet(T) Monument in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Circa 3 Metres North of North Aisle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Prestbury, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9146 / 51°54'52"N

Longitude: -2.0452 / 2°2'42"W

OS Eastings: 396987

OS Northings: 224004

OS Grid: SO969240

Mapcode National: GBR 2LZ.ZPH

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.H4NM

Entry Name: Francis Kemmet(T) Monument in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Circa 3 Metres North of North Aisle

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153742

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134498

Location: Prestbury, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Civil Parish: Prestbury

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 9724 PRESTBURY MILL STREET
(south side)

18/90 Francis Kemmet(t) monument in the
churchyard of the Church of St Mar
c3m north of north aisle

GV II*


Chest tomb to Francis Kemmet(t), died 1716. Partially legible
inscription to Francis Kemmet(t) on the south side. Partially
legible inscriptions to John and William Kemmet on the north side.
Limestone. Oval inscription plaque on the north and south side
with partally legible inscriptions and raised, roll-moulded
surrounds with laurel-leaf carving. Palm-leaf fronds at corners
flanked by putti each of which formerly held something (now
removed) in one hand. Outer panels with hanging drapery with
ribbon tie at top. Oval inscription at the west end with an
illegible inscription and raised roll-moulded margin with
scrollwork decoration. Deeply carved winged cherubs' heads in
upper/uppers(?). Similar illegible or unused inscription plaque at
east end. Thick capping with moulded margin. An unusually bold
and rich example.


Listing NGR: SO9698724004

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