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Group of 6 Monuments in the Churcy Yard of the Church of St John the Baptist Circa 1 to 2 Metres South of the South Transept

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Rissington, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8525 / 51°51'9"N

Longitude: -1.718 / 1°43'4"W

OS Eastings: 419520

OS Northings: 217140

OS Grid: SP195171

Mapcode National: GBR 4QV.Y6P

Mapcode Global: VHBZK.5PMQ

Entry Name: Group of 6 Monuments in the Churcy Yard of the Church of St John the Baptist Circa 1 to 2 Metres South of the South Transept

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340870

English Heritage Legacy ID: 130893

Location: Great Rissington, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Great Rissington

Built-Up Area: Great Rissington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Great Rissington St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

GREAT RISSINGTON GREAT RISSINGTON VILLAGE
SP 1917-2017
9/160 Group of 6 monuments in the church-
yard of the Church of St John the
Baptist cl-2m south of the south
transept
GV II
Group of 6 monuments comprising 2 chest tombs and three early stone
coffin lids and headstone. Limestone.
Unidentified chest tomb on the eastern edge of the group. Mid
C18. No legible inscriptions. Quarter balusters at the corners.
Thick capping with a moulded margin.
Three early limestone coffin lids, reputedly the coffins of
crusaders, immediately to the north (possible originally inside the
church). The left-hand coffin lid is complete the other two are
broken off at the bottom. All three have simple raised cross on
the upper surface.
Unidentified low set chest tomb to the west of the latter.
Limestone. Stone built construction. Thick capping with a moulded
margin.
Single headstone to Elizabeth Gill. Late C18. Winged angel's head
at the top, cartouche-like foliate scrollwork surround.

Listing NGR: SP1952017140

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