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Robert Aston Tomb About 10 Metres South of South West Corner of Church of St John

A Grade II* Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284083

English Heritage Legacy ID: 254124

Location: Burford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

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

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Listing Text

BURFORD AND UPTON CHURCH LANE
AND SIGNET
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
John.

GV II*

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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