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Allen Family Monument in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Circa 20 Metres South of the Vestry

A Grade II Listed Building in Prestbury, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9144 / 51°54'51"N

Longitude: -2.0446 / 2°2'40"W

OS Eastings: 397029

OS Northings: 223982

OS Grid: SO970239

Mapcode National: GBR 2LZ.ZX0

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.H4ZS

Entry Name: Allen Family Monument in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Circa 20 Metres South of the Vestry

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134491

Location: Prestbury, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Civil Parish: Prestbury

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(south side)

18/83 Allen family monument in the
churchyard of the Church of St
Mary c20m south of the vestry


Chest tomb to Lieutenant Colonel James Allen of Inchmartine,
Perthshire, died 1839, and other members of the Allen family.
Sandstone. Square plan. Flat standing formerly with a railing
(now removed). Moulded plinth. Inscription to Colonel Allen on
west side with fluted marginal panels. Further inscriptions south
and east sides. North side decorated with family crest comprising
a winged bird with the motto 'FORTITER' below, on the north side.
Stepped pyramidal capping. The monument was formerly highlighted
in cream and black paint.

Listing NGR: SO9702923982

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