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Minchin Monument in the Churchyard Approximately 5 Metres North of Wells Monument to East of Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Quedgeley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.826 / 51°49'33"N

Longitude: -2.2809 / 2°16'51"W

OS Eastings: 380735

OS Northings: 214187

OS Grid: SO807141

Mapcode National: GBR 0K6.D4X

Mapcode Global: VH94J.FC0K

Entry Name: Minchin Monument in the Churchyard Approximately 5 Metres North of Wells Monument to East of Church of St James

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131826

Location: Quedgeley, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2

County: Gloucestershire

District: Gloucester

Civil Parish: Quedgeley

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Quedgeley

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 81 SW

(north side)

Minchin monument in the churchyard approximately 5m north of Wells monument to east of Church of St. James


Pedestal tomb. Dated 1756. Limestone. Tall and rectangular,
with bow-ends and gadrooned corner balusters. Recessed beaded
panel to ends with 5 cherub's heads grouped around sun-burst to
west; military trophy to east with central open book. Cartouche
in recessed moulded side panels, with 2 cherub's heads under shroud
to south. Hollow moulded top; cyma moulded plinth. Inscriptions
illegible, but richly modelled decoration. Recorded as inscribed
to Christopher Minchin, died 1756. (G. Burgess, English Churchyard
Memorials, 1963.)

Listing NGR: SO8073814183

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