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Unidentified Chest Tomb Circa 10 Metres West of South West Corner, at Church of St Giles

A Grade II* Listed Building in Uley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6855 / 51°41'7"N

Longitude: -2.3037 / 2°18'13"W

OS Eastings: 379102

OS Northings: 198565

OS Grid: ST791985

Mapcode National: GBR 0LX.6DK

Mapcode Global: VH953.0WZT

Entry Name: Unidentified Chest Tomb Circa 10 Metres West of South West Corner, at Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 26 April 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172072

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131626

Location: Uley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL11

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Uley

Built-Up Area: Uley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Uley with Owlpen and Nympsfield

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

4/171C (west side)

Unidentified chest tomb
c10 m west of
south-west corner,
at Church of St Giles#


Chest tomb. Early C18. Limestone. A very rich baroque design with thick cyma mould
top, heavy quarter balusters framing half-cylindrical east and west ends with high
relief carving of putti heads and emblems east, and palm, ring and book, west;
fielded panel north side, and rich cartouche, south. Inscriptions not legible, and
base sunk into ground at time of survey.

An especially splendid memorial in reasonably good condition at time of survey.

Listing NGR: ST7910298565

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

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