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Group of 6 Monuments in the Churchyard Approximately 5 Metres South of Nave and West of Porch to Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bibury, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.757 / 51°45'25"N

Longitude: -1.8303 / 1°49'49"W

OS Eastings: 411810

OS Northings: 206498

OS Grid: SP118064

Mapcode National: GBR 4RW.S2P

Mapcode Global: VHB2M.738C

Entry Name: Group of 6 Monuments in the Churchyard Approximately 5 Metres South of Nave and West of Porch to Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 5 February 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155814

English Heritage Legacy ID: 127320

Location: Bibury, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Bibury

Built-Up Area: Arlington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Bibury with Winson

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

BIBURY CHURCH ROAD
SP 1006-1106
(east end)
11/74 Group of 6 monuments in the church-
yard approximately 5m south of nave
and west of porch to Church of
St. Mary
GV II*
Three pedestal tombs, 2 bale tombs and one headstone. Early-late
C18. Limestone.

Pedestal tomb. Late C18. Limestone. Rectangular with recessed
panels. Cyma moulded top and base. Tall moulded finial coping.
Inscribed to RICHARD WISE-----, date illegible.

Pedestal tomb. dated 1805. Limestone. Rectangular with beaded
panels and flanking reeded pilasters. Plain frieze with cornice
moulded top having weathered coping; moulded plinth. Inscribed to
HENRY DAY, died 1805.

Pedestal tomb. Late C18. Limestone. Rectangular with recessed
inscription panels, bolstered on south side. Cyma moulded base;
cyma moulded top with tall moulded coping. Inscriptions illegible.

Double bale tomb. Dated 1722. Limestone. Large rectangular chest
base with recessed panels to sides and ends 2 x 3. Plain base;
cornice moulded top. Two gadrooned bales, winged cherubs' heads to
west end recesses; winged hour glasses to east. Various
inscriptions include I.F., died 1676, Robert --------, died 1722
and R.P., died 1725.

Bale tomb. Dated 1734. Limestone. Rectangular base with recessed
fielded panels. Plain base; cornice moulded top. Bale has curved
fielded panels; winged cherub's head to west end; winged hour
glass to east. Inscribed E.D., died 1734.

Headstone. Early-mid C18. Limestone. Oval carved inscription
panel with death's head at top.

An important group with examples of most of the east Cotswold
types.


Listing NGR: SP1181006501

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