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Latitude: 52.0616 / 52°3'41"N
Longitude: -1.3392 / 1°20'20"W
OS Eastings: 445402
OS Northings: 240566
OS Grid: SP454405
Mapcode National: GBR 7ST.Q8F
Mapcode Global: VHCW7.QFXX
Entry Name: Row of 29 Headstones Ranged Along North Wall, Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 14 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1199722
English Heritage Legacy ID: 244371
Location: Banbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX16
Civil Parish: Banbury
Built-Up Area: Banbury
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Banbury St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
BANBURY HORSE FAIR
SP4540NW (East side)
6/77 Row of 29 headstones ranged
along N wall, Church of St.
Row of 29 headstones. C17 and C18. Ironstone. From left to right. First group of
7 headstones: some segmentally headed, most boldly carved with cartouches
cherubs heads, scrolls, flowers and fruit. Second group of 6 headstones: mostly
boldly carved with scrolls, wreaths, cherubs heads and floral decoration. One
dated 1680 has winged head and wreath. Third group of 7 headstones: mostly
boldly carved with cartouches, panels, skulls and cherubs heads. Scrolled or
cambered heads. One double headstone with open pages of a book. Fourth group of
9 headstones: tall and plain with cambered heads apart from one which is boldly
carved with cartouche and cherub's head. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SP4539640566
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