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John Book Tomb Immediately to South of Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.886 / 51°53'9"N

Longitude: -1.7585 / 1°45'30"W

OS Eastings: 416715

OS Northings: 220850

OS Grid: SP167208

Mapcode National: GBR 4QF.L7C

Mapcode Global: VHB1W.GVPL

Entry Name: John Book Tomb Immediately to South of Church

Listing Date: 12 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170807

English Heritage Legacy ID: 126448

Location: Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Bourton-on-the-Water

Built-Up Area: Bourton-on-the-Water

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Bourton-on-the-Water with Clapton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

1. (north-east side)

John Book Tomb immediately
to south of Church
SP 1620 NE 3/63


Died 1790. A chest tomb, possibly once with bale over. Central wreathed tablet on
long sides with carved spandrels (skulls and cherubs), high relief cherubs at ends.
Main feature are high relief statuettes in arched recesses at corners (in the
tradition of the John Jordan tomb (qv).

Listing NGR: SP1671520850

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

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