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Four Monuments in the Churchyard Circa 25 Metres East of the Lych Gate to the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7852 / 51°47'6"N

Longitude: -2.1955 / 2°11'43"W

OS Eastings: 386609

OS Northings: 209637

OS Grid: SO866096

Mapcode National: GBR 1M6.3Q3

Mapcode Global: VH94R.WDP8

Entry Name: Four Monuments in the Churchyard Circa 25 Metres East of the Lych Gate to the Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340529

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133435

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Painswick

Built-Up Area: Painswick

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Painswick St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 8609 (part) (south east side)

9/248 Four monuments in the
churchyard c.25 m east of
the lych gate to the
Church of St Mary


Two chest tombs and two headstones. Limestone.

(a) Chest tomb. Early to mid C18. ...... Mills. Thick top to cyma mould
edge, lyre ends; oval panel to east, cartouche with cherub to west. South panel
formed from carved drape, north has florid oval with weeping supporters. Cyma
mould base.

(b) Chest tomb, immediately south of last. To Paul Mills, 1795, but the design
almost certainly early C18. Thick top to cavetto mould edge, lyre ends; east
very florid with head, west similar. South panel has bolection mould surround
and scroll supporters. Cyma mould base. Engraved plates on top.

(c) Headstone. Inscribed TM SM but not date; early C18. Cambered top, central
cherub with wings and smalls, rococo drops, sunk panel with slight mould
surround. Stone lies c.2 m north east from item (a).

(d) Headstone. Late C17 or early C18. Peaked top to a thick stone with boldly
modelled decoration of 2 cherub heads and husk drops to a raised panel with edge
mould. Stone lies c.3 m north of item (a).

Listing NGR: SO8660909637

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