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Group of 7 Chest Tombs Approximately 15 Metres West of Church of St Oswald

A Grade II Listed Building in Oswestry, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8573 / 52°51'26"N

Longitude: -3.0583 / 3°3'29"W

OS Eastings: 328837

OS Northings: 329390

OS Grid: SJ288293

Mapcode National: GBR 73.S1LW

Mapcode Global: WH78R.ZFTW

Entry Name: Group of 7 Chest Tombs Approximately 15 Metres West of Church of St Oswald

Listing Date: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307980

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255523

Location: Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Oswestry

Built-Up Area: Croesowallt

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Oswestry St Oswald King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 2829 SE OSWESTRY C.P. CHURCH STREET (west side)

15/53 Group of 7 chest
- tombs approx. 15m
west of Church of
St. Oswald
GV II

Group of 7 chest tombs. circa 1748 to c.1827. Sandstone. Rectangular.
All with moulded plinths and capping, earliest [nearest Church of
St. Oswald (q.v.)] open-sided with turned corner balusters and inscription
to Hannah Evanes (died 1748) and that immediately to south with square
corner balusters; remainder are plainer, the latest (dated 1803 and
1827 respectively) with recessed semi-circular inscription panels.


Listing NGR: SJ2883729390

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