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Group 12 Monuments in the Churchyard Approx Between 5 and 20m to North of Porch to Church of

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7436 / 51°44'37"N

Longitude: -2.2917 / 2°17'30"W

OS Eastings: 379956

OS Northings: 205033

OS Grid: SO799050

Mapcode National: GBR 0L4.PFG

Mapcode Global: VH94X.7FBP

Entry Name: Group 12 Monuments in the Churchyard Approx Between 5 and 20m to North of Porch to Church of

Listing Date: 24 February 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305404

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132029

Location: Stonehouse, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL10

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Stonehouse

Built-Up Area: Stonehouse

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Stonehouse St Cyr

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 7905 STONEHOUSE CHURCH LANE
(west side)

6/153 Group of 12 monuments in the
churchyard approximately between 5
and 20m to north of porch to Church
of St. Cyr

GV II*

Chest tombs and 1 pedestal tomb. Mid C17-early C19. Limestone and
sandstone. Described in rows running from south to north and
across from west to east.

Chest tomb. Dated 1729. Limestone. Lyre ended with bolection
moulded panel to south side flanked by robed mourners; swag panel
to north. Cyma moulded top and base. Inscribed on south side to
Sarah Beard, died 1729.

Chest tomb. Mid-late C17. Limestone. Rectangular with balusters
forming 2 side panels. Egg and dart moulded top; base invisible
(November 1985). Inscriptons illegible.

Chest tomb. Dated 1653. Limestone. Plain sides and ends.
Incised panels on south side. Chamfered top; base invisible.
Verse and date inscribed in serif capitals on south side; name
illegible.

Chest tomb. Mid-late C17. Limestone. Rectangular with balusters
forming 2 side panels; worn decoration to band above panels. Egg
and dart moulded top; base invisible. Verse inscribed on south
side in serif capitals.

Chest tomb. Dated 1696. Limestone. Rectangular with balusters
forming 2 side panels. Billeted moulding to top; base invisible.
Inscribed on south side to ELIZABETH BROWNING, died 1696.

Chest tomb. Dated 1687. Limestone. Lyre ended with elaborate
carved border to panel on south side flanked by putti on pedestals.
Cyma moulded top and base. Inscribed on south side to William
Andrews, died 1687.

Chest tomb. Dated 1677. Limestone. Lyre ended with finely carved
panels flanking side inscription panels. Cyma moulded top;
cavetto base. Inscribed on north side to Elizabeth Clutterbooke,
died 1677.

Chest tomb. Dated 1696. Limestone. Lyre ended with fine carving
around recessed inscription panel to south side. Cyma moulded top;
base invisible. Inscribed on south side to Sarah Nash, died 1696.

Chest tomb. Dated 1697. Limestone. Lyre ended but extremely
plain with 2 bolection moulded panels on south side. Small brass
plate let in on north side inscribed to WILLIAM MILL, died 1697.

Chest tomb. Dated 1702. Limestone. Lyre ended with fine, well
preserved carving including bold wreathed oval panel on south side
flanked by cherubs. Double cavetto top; cyma moulded base.
Inscriptions almost illegible but dated 1702 on south side.

Chest tomb. Early C18. Limestone. Lyre ended with fine carving
and many symbols of death. Cyma moulded top and base. Inscribed on
north side to Judeth --------, date illegible.

Pedestal tomb. Dated 1810. Sandstone. Rectangular with corner
balusters. Inscribed on west side to JOHN ELLIOTT, died 1810.

An unusually good group containing some very well preserved
examples of late C17 and early C18 monument design.


Listing NGR: SO7995605033

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