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Chest Tomb About 9 Yards South of the Tower of the Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Beckford, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0209 / 52°1'15"N

Longitude: -2.036 / 2°2'9"W

OS Eastings: 397625

OS Northings: 235834

OS Grid: SO976358

Mapcode National: GBR 2KV.82L

Mapcode Global: VHB14.NGHM

Entry Name: Chest Tomb About 9 Yards South of the Tower of the Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167389

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148503

Location: Beckford, Wychavon, Worcestershire, GL20

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Beckford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Overbury with Teddington, Alstone and Little Washbourne with Beckford and Ashton-under-Hill

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

BECKFORD CP MAIN STREET (north side)
SO 9635 - 9736
Chest tomb about 9 yards
13/51 south of the tower of
the Church of St John
the Baptist
GV II

Chest tomb. Probably mid-C17. Ashlar. Moulded slightly hipped capping with
pronounced overhang and moulded cornice. Corner posts have raised decoration.
Sides have oval inscription panels with raised borders set within a recessed
strapwork surround and with a roundel at each corner. Similar strapwork and
roundel treatment of end panels. There is an illegible inscription on the
south side.


Listing NGR: SO9762535834

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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