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Richard and Hester Clayton Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Peter, Circa 1 1/2 Metres South of the Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Dumbleton, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 52.0204 / 52°1'13"N

Longitude: -1.9761 / 1°58'34"W

OS Eastings: 401733

OS Northings: 235772

OS Grid: SP017357

Mapcode National: GBR 2KX.C62

Mapcode Global: VHB15.PHN1

Entry Name: Richard and Hester Clayton Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Peter, Circa 1 1/2 Metres South of the Tower

Listing Date: 4 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340139

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135158

Location: Dumbleton, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, WR11

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Dumbleton

Built-Up Area: Dumbleton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Dumbleton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


2/61 Richard and Hester Clayton monuments
in the churchyard of the Church of
St Peter, c1.5m south of the tower


Pair of headstones reputed to be by Samuel Hobbs. Slate stone.
Each headstone is c2min height with a curved head.
a) Right-hand headstone to Richard Clayton, died 1797 with
representation of the Crucifixion at the top and angels holding
a crown at the top. Highly ornate floral surround all around
the inscription.
b) Head immediately to the left to Hester, wife of Richard
Clayton, died 1792. Oval containing two angels crowning virgin
at top. Highly ornate floral surround in relief all around
the inscription.
These headstones are unusually large and finely executed examples
of their period.
(David Verey, The Buildings of England: The Vale and the Forest of
Dean, 1980)

Listing NGR: SP0173835760

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