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Group of 8 Paul Family Monuments in the Churchyard Approximately 20m West of Churchyard Entry Steps

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodchester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7265 / 51°43'35"N

Longitude: -2.2338 / 2°14'1"W

OS Eastings: 383950

OS Northings: 203117

OS Grid: SO839031

Mapcode National: GBR 1MR.L2X

Mapcode Global: VH94Y.7VGT

Entry Name: Group of 8 Paul Family Monuments in the Churchyard Approximately 20m West of Churchyard Entry Steps

Listing Date: 24 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132125

Location: Woodchester, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Woodchester

Built-Up Area: Woodchester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Woodchester St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


14/250 Group of 8 Paul family monuments
in the churchyard approximately 20m
west of churchyard entry steps


Chest tombs formally organised within stone-kerbed enclosure.
Late C17-early C19. Limestone. Large chest tomb described
first, followed by east then west rows, finally main tomb at north
end. Large chest tomb has narrow moulded trefoil headed lancet
panelling to sides and ends, each with moulded panel, inscriptions
illegible but probably to Sir George Onesephorus Paul, died 1820;
tomb with gadrooned corner balusters inscribed to MARGARET PAUL,
date illegible; tomb with plain ends and restored sides, no
inscriptions; tomb with corner and side pilasters and heraldic
cartouche on west end, inscribed to Francis, Son of Onesephorus and
Catherine Paul, dated 1739; tomb with oval side panels and
gadrooned enrichment, inscribed to ANNA MERRICK, died 1751; tomb
with gadrooned corner balusters and end cartouches, inscribed to
-----BROWN, date illegible; and tall tomb with egg and dart and
gadrooning to side panels with ovals, inscribed to Sr Onesephorus
Paul Bt, died 1774.

Listing NGR: SO8395003117

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