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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

A Grade II Listed Building in Witney, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252617

Location: Witney, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX28

County: Oxfordshire

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

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Listing Text

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
GV II

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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