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Sloper Monument, in the Churchyard, About 21 Metres North of West End of the Chancel, Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hartpury, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9112 / 51°54'40"N

Longitude: -2.3202 / 2°19'12"W

OS Eastings: 378070

OS Northings: 223673

OS Grid: SO780236

Mapcode National: GBR 0J5.27C

Mapcode Global: VH943.Q7R7

Entry Name: Sloper Monument, in the Churchyard, About 21 Metres North of West End of the Chancel, Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172175

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125585

Location: Hartpury, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL19

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Hartpury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Hartpury St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


Sloper monument, in the churchyard,
about 21m north of west end of the
chancel, Church of St. Mary


Chest tomb; Thomas Sloper, died 1703; ashlar stone. Semi-circular
ends, with centre each side projecting slightly. Top appears to be
weathered remains of an effigy, possibly originally rather longer:
below a flat lid with moulded edge. Ends plain, with gadrooning
and moulding below at ground level: centre of sides a slightly sunk
rectangular panel, on south with a leaf surround to an oval centre,
on north panel has plain shield at top with drapery tied by ribbons
above, caught up at corners and hanging down sides. Plinth buried.
Small, neat lettering. Later inscription to daughter on north

Listing NGR: SO7807023673

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