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Group of 6 Chest Tombs Approximately 12 Metres to South of South Aisle of Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Berrington, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6573 / 52°39'26"N

Longitude: -2.6956 / 2°41'44"W

OS Eastings: 353045

OS Northings: 306845

OS Grid: SJ530068

Mapcode National: GBR BL.5R2P

Mapcode Global: WH8C1.KGLP

Entry Name: Group of 6 Chest Tombs Approximately 12 Metres to South of South Aisle of Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 14 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177067

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259695

Location: Berrington, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Berrington

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Berrington with Betton Strange

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

BERRINGTON C.P. BERRINGTON
SJ 5206-5306
11/42
- Group of 6 chest tombs
approximately 12 metres to
south of south aisle of
Church of All Saints
GV
II

Group of 6 chest tombs. Late C18 and early C19. Grey sandstone ashlar.
North-western memorial: raised and fielded panels with fluted pilaster
strips flanking side panels, and moulded cornice to chamfered top with
pedimented ends; to Elizabeth Elsmere, died 24th January 1816, aged
17 and John Elsmere, died 22nd June 1868, aged 72; Western memorial:
raised and fielded panels with fluted pilaster strips flanking side
panels, and moulded cornice to flat top; to John Lawrence of Berrington,
died 23rd November 1806, aged 80; south-western memorial: recessed
semi-circular side panels have incised spandrels with anthemion ornament
and flanking pilaster strips with anthemion ornament, end panels with
incised borders, and moulded cornice to chamfered top; to Margaret Ramell,
died 13th September 1842, aged 77; north-eastern memorial: raised and
fielded side panels with flanking fluted pilaster strips, blank end panels
with flanking fluted pilaster strips, and moulded cornice to chamfered
top; eastern memorial; plain side panels with plain end piers, and
chamfered top with raised ends; to Elizabeth Lawrence, died 1860;
earlier inscription illegible at time of survey (March 1985); south-
eastern memorial: plinth, raised and fielded panels with fluted
pilaster strips flanking side panels, and moulded cornice to chamfered top;
to Ann,wife of John Lawrence.

Listing NGR: SJ5304506845

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