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Group of 3 Chest Tombs to South of Chancel of Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in Islip, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193212

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243316

Location: Islip, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX5

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

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

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Listing Text

ISLIP HIGH STREET
SP5214 (West side)
12/78 Group of 3 chest tombs to S of
chancel of Church of St.
Nicholas
GV II
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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