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Unidentified Monument Approximately 4 Metres West of Path and 25 Metres North of Abbey North Porch

A Grade II Listed Building in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9904 / 51°59'25"N

Longitude: -2.1614 / 2°9'40"W

OS Eastings: 389016

OS Northings: 232454

OS Grid: SO890324

Mapcode National: GBR 1JR.0F1

Mapcode Global: VH93T.H77G

Entry Name: Unidentified Monument Approximately 4 Metres West of Path and 25 Metres North of Abbey North Porch

Listing Date: 25 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201174

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376587

Location: Tewkesbury, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Tewkesbury

Built-Up Area: Tewkesbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tewkesbury St Mary the Virgin (Tewkesbury Abbey)

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


SO8932 ABBEY CHURCHYARD, Abbey Precincts
859-1/6/355 Unidentified monument approx. 4m W
of path and 25m N of Abbey north


Chest tomb, C17. Limestone. Very thick ledger slab to deep
chamfered edges on plain slab sides to splayed base on brick
sub-structure. No inscriptions or decoration; traditionally
the ledger is said to be the Norman high altar, the top
surface is badly pitted but there is no evidence for
consecration crosses. The overall heavy form is charac-
teristic of the C17.

Listing NGR: SO8901632454

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