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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1170807
English Heritage Legacy ID: 126448
Location: Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54
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
5224 HIGH STREET
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
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