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Group of 7 Chest Tombs Approximately 17 Metres West of Tower of Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Stretton-on-Dunsmore, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3493 / 52°20'57"N

Longitude: -1.4046 / 1°24'16"W

OS Eastings: 440655

OS Northings: 272530

OS Grid: SP406725

Mapcode National: GBR 6MX.RPF

Mapcode Global: VHBXD.L6TT

Entry Name: Group of 7 Chest Tombs Approximately 17 Metres West of Tower of Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 308840

Location: Stretton-on-Dunsmore, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23

County: Warwickshire

District: Rugby

Civil Parish: Stretton-on-Dunsmore

Built-Up Area: Stretton-on-Dunsmore

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Stretton-on-Dunsmore All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

STRETTON ON DUNSMORE CHURCH HILL
SP47SW (South side)
5/54 Group of 7 chest tombs approx.
17m. of tower of Church of
All Saints

GV II

Group of 7 chest tombs. C17 and C1B. Moulded sandstone. Inscriptions to the
Chamberlayne family. Eastern block of 3: first and third tombs have plain piers,
with 2 slabs to sides and one slab to ends, and moulded tops. Southern tomb,
dated 1689, has inscription to Elizabeth. Northern tomb, dated 1694, 1758, and
1751, has inscriptions to Edward, Mrs. Taylor and Mrs Dry respectively. Central
tomb has angle piers with moulded bases and capitals. Western block of 4:
northern tomb is late C17/early C18. Moulded plinth and top and square angle
balusters. Inscription to John. Second and fourth tombs are plain, with
chamfered tops. The second, dated 1657, and fourth, dated 1658, each have
inscriptions to Edward. The third, dated 1658, has moulded top. Inscription to
Bridget.


Listing NGR: SP4065572530

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