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6 Headstones in Line in Churchyard, Beginning 1m South of South-West Corner of Transept, Church of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanton, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0072 / 52°0'25"N

Longitude: -1.901 / 1°54'3"W

OS Eastings: 406890

OS Northings: 234309

OS Grid: SP068343

Mapcode National: GBR 3MK.078

Mapcode Global: VHB17.0TC5

Entry Name: 6 Headstones in Line in Churchyard, Beginning 1m South of South-West Corner of Transept, Church of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 7 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134847

Location: Stanton, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, WR12

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Stanton

Built-Up Area: Stanton (Tewkesbury)

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Stanton and Snowshill

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

STANTON CHURCH LANE
SP 0634-0734
(west side)
11/65 Six headstones in line in church-
yard, beginning lm south of south-
west corner of transept, Church of
St Michael and All Angels
GV II
Headstones. C17, C18. Stone. Northernmost, Thomas Pound, died
1760: cambered top, slight scroll shaping, low relief strapwork
carving to head, good lettering, some copperplate scrolling.
Adjoining, to south, unidentified; cambered head, low relief
carving; inscription weathered off. Next, ogee top, deep
rectangular recess in face, M E in block capitals in relief.
Fourth, thick stone, chamfer to back, elliptical top, projecting as
hood at front; face recessed with rosette at top, inscription
weathered; 1680 on back. Fifth gabled top, moulded surround to
oval panel with winged heads above on each side forming pediment,
framing stylized tree of life. Inscription weathered, date 170-.
Recessed panel on rear. Sixth, elliptical head, winged cherub's
head in top, above deep recess: inscription weathered. Row of
best surviving of good C17 and C18 headstones in churchyard.


Listing NGR: SP0689034309

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