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Latitude: 51.7803 / 51°46'49"N
Longitude: -1.4849 / 1°29'5"W
OS Eastings: 435632
OS Northings: 209198
OS Grid: SP356091
Mapcode National: GBR 6VS.9DW
Mapcode Global: VHC02.6JV1
Entry Name: Group of 13 Chest Tombs Approximately 25 Metres South South West, 32 Metres South and 32 Metres South South West of South Transept of Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 3 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1289653
English Heritage Legacy ID: 252617
Location: Witney, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX28
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Witney
Built-Up Area: Witney
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Witney
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
WITNEY CHURCH GREEN
SP3509S (South side)
11/65 Group of 13 chest tombs
approx. 25m. SSW, 32m. S and
32m. SSW of S transept of
Church of St. Mary
13 chest tombs. Chest tomb approximately 25 metres south-south-west, Late C18.
Limestone. Fielded pilaster panels flank revealed inscription panel; moulded
plinth, cornice and top. Commemorates John Druce and wife. d.1791, Chest tomb.
approximately 32 metres south. Date 1811. Limestone. Beaded oval inscription
panel with foliate carving in spandrels; reverse side has fluted pilasters
flanking similar panel with roses carved in spandrels; moulded plinth and
cornice. Three chest tombs, approximately 32 metres south-south-west Late
C18-early C19. Limestone. Early C19 tomb to east has moulded plinth, cornice and
top; raised pilasters, carved with swags of foliage, flank beaded oval
inscription panel with angels and palm sprays carved in spandrels; similar
reverse side with delicate scrolls and bay leaf carving. Tomb to north-west,
with fielded pilaster panels and beaded revealed inscription panels and moulded
plinth, cornice and top, has 1790s dates. Similar tomb to south-west. Eight C18
and Cl9 chest tombs are not of special architectural interest.
Listing NGR: SP3563209198
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