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Chest Tomb to Phillips Family and Railings Approximately 10 Metres North of Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Didcot, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5903 / 51°35'25"N

Longitude: -1.2429 / 1°14'34"W

OS Eastings: 452543

OS Northings: 188215

OS Grid: SU525882

Mapcode National: GBR 912.BKT

Mapcode Global: VHCYM.D9R5

Entry Name: Chest Tomb to Phillips Family and Railings Approximately 10 Metres North of Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 4 November 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180853

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248641

Location: East Hagbourne, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX11

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: East Hagbourne

Built-Up Area: Didcot

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hagbourne

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU5288 (South side)
14/28 Chest tomb to Phillips family
and railings approx. 10m. N of
Church of St. Andrew


Chest tomb. c.1736. White marble and stone stepped base; white marble chest with
grey marble top. Rectangular. Moulded base. Central oval panels to sides with
ornate deeply carved shell surrounds. Recessed moulded corners with palm leaf
carving to base. Grey marble top with cyma reversa and cyma recta moulded edge.
Railings with decorative shaped tops, and vase-top finials to corners.
Inscription on oval panel to churchwards side reads in "Here lyeth the body of
Thomas Phillips, sone of Matthew Phillips, of this parish. Whose known skill and
diligence in his profession, joined with great probity in his dealings gave him
that reputation in business which recommended him to be Carpenter to their
Majesties, King George the First and King George the Second. He died the 14th
day of August 36, aged 47 years....".

Listing NGR: SU5254988207

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