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Latitude: 51.8229 / 51°49'22"N
Longitude: -1.2373 / 1°14'14"W
OS Eastings: 452660
OS Northings: 214079
OS Grid: SP526140
Mapcode National: GBR 8Y6.L0J
Mapcode Global: VHCXG.HFQY
Entry Name: Group of 3 Chest Tombs to South of Chancel of Church of St Nicholas
Listing Date: 10 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1193212
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243316
Location: Islip, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX5
Civil Parish: Islip
Built-Up Area: Islip
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Islip
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
ISLIP HIGH STREET
SP5214 (West side)
12/78 Group of 3 chest tombs to S of
chancel of Church of St.
3 chest tombs. A: mid C17, B: late C17, C: C18. Limestone
A. Approximately 6 metres south of chancel. Rectangular chest, with moulded base
and cover plus Ionic angle shafts, has bolection-moulded double-panelled sides,
and end cartouches with swelling oval panels. Inscriptions largely illegible.
B. Approximately 11 metres south of chancel. Rectangular chest in Baroque style,
with deeply-projecting moulded cover and corner balusters, has vigorously-carved
decoration: end panels with wreathed cherub heads; one side with heavy swags and
drops, the other with 3 bolection-moulded panels with inscriptions commemorating
Thomas Georg (died 16?5).
C. Approximately 10 metres south of chancel. Rectangular chest, with moulded
base and cover and corner balusters, has panelled sides with largely-illegible
inscriptions commemorating members of the Bridgew(ater?) family.
Listing NGR: SP5266014079
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