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Latitude: 51.5983 / 51°35'53"N
Longitude: -2.4004 / 2°24'1"W
OS Eastings: 372360
OS Northings: 188904
OS Grid: ST723889
Mapcode National: GBR JZ.BJX6
Mapcode Global: VH95M.B3V2
Entry Name: Townesend Chest Tomb, 7 Yards South East of Rood Stairtower of Holy Trinity Church
Listing Date: 5 June 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1321143
English Heritage Legacy ID: 34779
Location: Wickwar, South Gloucestershire, GL12
County: South Gloucestershire
Civil Parish: Wickwar
Built-Up Area: Wickwar
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Wickwar Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
ST 7288 WICKWAR CHURCH LANE
9/156 Townesend Chest Tomb, 7 yards
south east-of Rood Stairtower
G.V. of Holy Trinity Church
Chest tomb. John Townesend, died 1732, wife died 1690. Limestone ashlar.
Square inscribed panels; corner balusters; moulded plinth and cornice. The
chest tombs form a good collection of local and classical tomb forms and
contribute greatly to the setting of the church.
Listing NGR: ST7236088904
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