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Group of 4 Churchyard Tombs North of St Mary's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4547 / 51°27'16"N

Longitude: -0.9738 / 0°58'25"W

OS Eastings: 471401

OS Northings: 173356

OS Grid: SU714733

Mapcode National: GBR QLF.CZ

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.2PKP

Entry Name: Group of 4 Churchyard Tombs North of St Mary's Church

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39158

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Reading St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ST MARY'S CHURCHYARD
1.
5128
Group of 4 Churchyard
SU 7173 SW 2/235B Tombs: north of
St Mary 's Church
II GV
2.
1. Circa 1732 large carved chest tomb with set back corner pilasters
and carved side panels (angels to west). Retains cast iron palisade.
2. John Martin tomb. Circa 1790s, a Martin family vault. Stone with
panelled sides.
3. 1830, John Tappenden tomb. Stone with downwards tapered corners
which have banded angle piers. Cross gabled capping.
4. Circa 1820 stone with moulded top and reeded side piers. Wide surround
for railings, (removed).


Listing NGR: SU7140173356

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