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Two Chambers Memorials and Railed Enclosure About 55 Metres Northwest of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifford, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0988 / 52°5'55"N

Longitude: -3.0947 / 3°5'41"W

OS Eastings: 325107

OS Northings: 245065

OS Grid: SO251450

Mapcode National: GBR F2.9WH1

Mapcode Global: VH77T.9HSW

Entry Name: Two Chambers Memorials and Railed Enclosure About 55 Metres Northwest of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167696

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153662

Location: Clifford, County of Herefordshire, HR3

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Clifford

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Clifford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 24 NE CLIFFORD CP

2/41 2 Chambers memorials and
railed enclosure about
55 metres north-west of
west tower of Church of
St Mary

GV II


Two chest tombs in railed enclosure. Early C19. Ashlar and wrought iron.
Rectangular plan railings, standards have urn finials. North tomb: bold
corner balusters decorated with crossed sprigs of wheat, raised inscription
panel flanked by borders of stylised flowers, moulded cornice, bevelled top.
Inscription: "Sacred to the Memory/ of/ Lewis Chambers/ late of the Lower
Court/ in this Parish/ who departed this life/ 20th of May/ 1810/ aged
73 years". South tomb: bold corner balusters decorated with paterae,
raised inscription panel flanked by borders of classical urns above floral
motifs; fluted frieze, moulded cornice, bevelled top. Inscription: "Sacred/
to the Memory of Ann, Relict of the/ late Lewis Chambers, she departed/ this
life the 17th of September 1814/ in the 64 year of/ her Age." These are
good examples of stone masonry and enhance the setting of the church; they
contribute to the group value of the other memorials in the churchyard.


Listing NGR: SO2510745065

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