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Chest Tomb Circa 15 Metres East of North Aisle in the Churchyard of the Church of St Oswald

A Grade II* Listed Building in Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8479 / 51°50'52"N

Longitude: -1.9149 / 1°54'53"W

OS Eastings: 405958

OS Northings: 216589

OS Grid: SP059165

Mapcode National: GBR 3PG.2PF

Mapcode Global: VHB1Z.RTJ9

Entry Name: Chest Tomb Circa 15 Metres East of North Aisle in the Churchyard of the Church of St Oswald

Listing Date: 18 June 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341080

English Heritage Legacy ID: 130017

Location: Compton Abdale, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Compton Abdale

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Compton Abdale St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/02/2014

SP 01 NE
5/19

COMPTON ABDALE,
COMPTON ABDALE VILLAGE,
Chest tomb c15m east of north aisle in the churchyard of the Church of St Oswald

(Formerly listed as Chest tomb c15m south of north aisle in the churchyard of the Church of St Oswald)

GV II*

Unidentified chest tomb. Possibly C14 in part, C17 table. Limestone. Tomb ends canted with raised cross and foliate motifs. Thick capping with moulded margin. Head (possibly with headress) in relief and incised Celtic cross. Indentations for game of Nine Men's Morris incised into upper surface of capping. Unusually early work for a chest tomb.

Listing NGR: SP0595816589

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