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Latitude: 51.6435 / 51°38'36"N
Longitude: -1.1644 / 1°9'51"W
OS Eastings: 457915
OS Northings: 194184
OS Grid: SU579941
Mapcode National: GBR 90F.SJ8
Mapcode Global: VHCY8.RYSH
Entry Name: Group of 3 Chest Tombs Approximately 5 Metres to South of Nave of Dorchester Abbey
Listing Date: 14 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1193627
English Heritage Legacy ID: 248076
Location: Dorchester, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10
District: South Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Dorchester
Built-Up Area: Dorchester (South Oxfordshire)
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Dorchester
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
DORCHESTER HIGH STREET
SU5794 (East side)
5/47 Group of 3 chest tombs approx.
5m. to S of nave of Dorchester
3 chest tombs. One dated 1634 and two mid/late C18. Limestone. Pair nearest
church have moulded plinths and covers, with fielded panels to the sides and
ends. The westernmost also has a shield-shaped end panel commemorating Edward
Wise, died 17(?). The earlier tomb has a deeply-projecting cover; chamfered on
the underside, and the sides and one end have moulded recessed panels, with
inset trefoiled arches and sunken spandrels. Rectangular inscription panel on
end commemorates John Wise of Drayton (died 1634).
Listing NGR: SU5791394186
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