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Four Monuments in Churchyard Circa 20 Metres North of the North East Corner of the Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7856 / 51°47'8"N

Longitude: -2.1947 / 2°11'40"W

OS Eastings: 386668

OS Northings: 209676

OS Grid: SO866096

Mapcode National: GBR 1M6.3XK

Mapcode Global: VH94R.XD40

Entry Name: Four Monuments in Churchyard Circa 20 Metres North of the North East Corner of the Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340541

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133396

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)

9/209 Four monuments in the
churchyard c.20 m north of
the north-east corner of
the Church of St Mary

Two pedestal tombs, one ledger slab and one headstone. Limestone.

(a) Circular pedestal tomb. To John Gardiner, Clothier, 1793. Lofty moulded
capping to moulded edge over embellished frieze with inscription: 'IN MEMORY
OF/THE UNDER WRITTEN/WHOSE REMAINS/........NTERRED', all supported by four
richly modelled scrolls to moulded base. Sunk moulded curved panels. Set on a
platform in Greek cross form, carrying four engraved plates to other members of
the family. An unusual form of brilliant execution.

(b) Hexagonal pedestal tomb. To Thomas Parker, 1767. Pyramidal top to moulded
edge over plain frieze and simple raised panels to segmental heads, moulded base
and set to rectangular stone platform. Remains of lettering to south side.
Parker was aged 86 at death, his wife 84.

(c) Headstone. C18. A large stone with cambered top. Two cherubs above an
elliptical panel flanked by husk and floral drops.

(d) Ledger slab with engraved plate, immediately west of the preceding. Slab
set level with ground carries a good brass plate in the form of an open book, to
Thomas Parker of Sheepscombe who died in 1740, aged 100.

The earliest plate, adjoining the John Gardiner monument, is to David Gardiner,
who dies in 1712, aged 60.

Listing NGR: SO8666809676

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