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Latitude: 51.8096 / 51°48'34"N
Longitude: -1.6347 / 1°38'4"W
OS Eastings: 425282
OS Northings: 212389
OS Grid: SP252123
Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.FK3
Mapcode Global: VHBZS.MS54
Entry Name: Robert Aston Tomb About 10 Metres South of South West Corner of Church of St John
Listing Date: 1 March 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1284083
English Heritage Legacy ID: 254124
Location: Burford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Burford
Built-Up Area: Burford
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Burford
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
BURFORD AND UPTON CHURCH LANE
SP2512 Robert Aston tomb tomb
7/22 about 10m South of SW lOm Swt+i of SW
corner of church of St of diurch of St
Bale-tomb. Robert Aston, Innholder (of the George q.v.) died 1698, his
wife Sarah in 1705. Ashlar. Large Baroque bale tomb. Scroll-work
escutcheons to end panels, 2 slate memorial panels set in on North side.
3 pilasters with high relief fruit and vegetable carving (putto in centre)
and leaf ornament in frieze over. Moulded plinth and cornice. Bale in
two parts with bobbin end moulding and fishscale decoration in centre. 3
vase finials, the central one broken.
Listing NGR: SP2528212389
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