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Two Baker Monuments in the Churchyard, 1 Metre West of Tower, Church of St Giles

A Grade II Listed Building in Lea and Cleverton, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5754 / 51°34'31"N

Longitude: -2.0634 / 2°3'48"W

OS Eastings: 395700

OS Northings: 186279

OS Grid: ST957862

Mapcode National: GBR 2R7.15D

Mapcode Global: VHB38.6N0P

Entry Name: Two Baker Monuments in the Churchyard, 1 Metre West of Tower, Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 16 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181847

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315727

Location: Lea and Cleverton, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Lea and Cleverton

Built-Up Area: Lea

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Lea and Cleverton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 98 NE LEA & CLEVERTON THE STREET, Lea
(north side)

6/105 Two Baker monuments in the
churchyard, lm west of tower,
Church of St Giles

GV II


Two chest tombs. Early and late C19. Limestone. Lettered
north to south.
a) 1870 (copy of adjacent monument). Greek Revival style.
Rectangular chest on high plinth with raised panels to sides
and ends: incised Roman and italic lettering to several
members of the Baker family. Moulded base and cornice with
elaborate slab pedimented and cambered and decorated to sides
with paterae, acanthus and acroterion motifs.
b) 1828. Greek Revival style. Rectangular chest on high plinth
with raised panels to sides and ends: incised Roman and italic
lettering to several members of the Baker family. Moulded
base and cornice with elaborate slab pedimented and cambered
and decorated to sides with paterae, acanthus and acroterion
motifs.


Listing NGR: ST9570086279

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