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Chest Tomb Approximately 3.5 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Warmington, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1241 / 52°7'26"N

Longitude: -1.4027 / 1°24'9"W

OS Eastings: 440987

OS Northings: 247480

OS Grid: SP409474

Mapcode National: GBR 7RZ.S6K

Mapcode Global: VHBYC.MWS0

Entry Name: Chest Tomb Approximately 3.5 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 8 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299825

English Heritage Legacy ID: 306328

Location: Warmington, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, OX17

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Warmington

Built-Up Area: Warmington (Stratford-on-Avon)

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Warmington St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

WARMINGTON CHURCH HILL
SP4047 (South side)
9/217 Chest tomb approx. 3.5m. S of
chancel of Church of St.
Michael

GV II


Chest tomb. 1713. Carved ironstone. Moulded plinth and square partly-fluted top,
corner balusters. Long sides have on the south a central oval cartouche with 2
heads, one winged, and winged putti holding drapery, and on the north one wide
and 2 narrow fielded panels. The short sides have sunk panels, with a large
winged head and festoon to the east, and an open book inscribed "Memento Mori",
an hour glass, pick and shovel and skull and cross bones to the west.
inscriptions to members of the Claridge family, of various dates. Finely carved.


Listing NGR: SP4098747480

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