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Group of Chest Tomb, 5 Headstones and Footstone Approximately 10 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Priors Hardwick, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2019 / 52°12'6"N

Longitude: -1.3111 / 1°18'39"W

OS Eastings: 447179

OS Northings: 256184

OS Grid: SP471561

Mapcode National: GBR 7R3.Z79

Mapcode Global: VHCVH.7X7F

Entry Name: Group of Chest Tomb, 5 Headstones and Footstone Approximately 10 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 21 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185703

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305677

Location: Priors Hardwick, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV47

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Priors Hardwick

Built-Up Area: Priors Hardwick

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Priors Hardwick St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

PRIORS HARDWICK CHURCH END
SP4756 (East side)
14/101 Group of chest tomb, 5
headstones and a footstone
approx. 10m. S of chancel of
Church of St. Mary

GV II

Group of chest tomb, 5 headstones and footstone. Chest tomb 1795; headstones
late C17 and early C18. Carved and moulded ironstone. Chest tomb has fluted
corners and moulded shallow-pitched top. Headstone dated 1723 has scrolled
pediment with winged head, flanked by lamps. Composite half-columns, elaborate
swag and drapery, and shaped panel. Inscription to Elizabeth Ward. Early C18
headstone has shaped top with winged head and cartouche in a large wreath.
Headstone dated 1680 has a scrolled top with swag, volutes with drapery and sunk
panel. Late C17 headstone with segmental top, open segmental pediment, winged
head and tassels. Entablature with leaf scrolls. Composite half-columns, and
moulded fielded panel with 2 heads. Headstone dated 1691 has shaped top with
scrolls, volutes with drapery and sunk panel. Plain footstone dated 1680 has
ogee top.


Listing NGR: SP4717956184

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