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Bedwell and Unidentified Monument, About 1 Metre East of Chancel in Churchyard of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Fairford, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7091 / 51°42'32"N

Longitude: -1.7818 / 1°46'54"W

OS Eastings: 415175

OS Northings: 201169

OS Grid: SP151011

Mapcode National: GBR 4SJ.SF2

Mapcode Global: VHB2V.29DP

Entry Name: Bedwell and Unidentified Monument, About 1 Metre East of Chancel in Churchyard of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172431

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129715

Location: Fairford, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Fairford

Built-Up Area: Fairford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: South Cotswold Team Ministry

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 1401-1501 FAIRFORD HIGH STREET
(west side)

13/159 Bedwell and unidentified monument,
about lm east of chancel in
churchyard of Church of St. Mary

GV II

Two pedestal tombs. To north Elizabeth Bedwell, 1740, earliest;
to south, unidentified, also 1740. Limestone. Both similar design
with tall stepped top and chamfered cap rising to small flat
pyramidal section with fluted "frill". Slightly indented corners
to main body, with corresponding additional moulded pieces to base
of cap on east and west. Inscriptions to fielded north and south
sides. Ends all have high relief carving on panel and returns,
with similar emblems to both. To east - Bedwell has cartouche,
unidentified has 3 cherubs' heads, both with mirror and book,
hourglass and trumpet on returns. To west - plain panels, palm
leaf, skull and torch on returns.

Listing NGR: SP1517501169

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