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Unidentified Chest Tomb Circa 2 1/2 Metres South of South Tower Wall, at Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7301 / 51°43'48"N

Longitude: -2.3775 / 2°22'38"W

OS Eastings: 374026

OS Northings: 203556

OS Grid: SO740035

Mapcode National: GBR 0L6.KQH

Mapcode Global: VH94V.QSZ2

Entry Name: Unidentified Chest Tomb Circa 2 1/2 Metres South of South Tower Wall, at Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 26 April 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340551

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131525

Location: Slimbridge, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL2

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Slimbridge

Built-Up Area: Slimbridge

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Slimbridge St John Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

1/84N (east side)

Unidentified chest tomb
c2.5 m south of south
tower wall,
at Church of St John
the Evangelist

Chest tomb. Early C18 or late C17. Limestone. Good baroque design with heavy cyma
top, part sunk cavetto base, lyre ends with rich cartouches including potti heads,
west; cartouches north and south. Remains of inscription, but generally not
legible. A good exmple of Cotswold baroque chest tomb.

Listing NGR: SO7402603556

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