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Group of 9 Mainly Howse and Bridges Family Monuments in the Churchyard Approximately 6 Metres South of Porch to Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Winson, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7763 / 51°46'34"N

Longitude: -1.8699 / 1°52'11"W

OS Eastings: 409069

OS Northings: 208628

OS Grid: SP090086

Mapcode National: GBR 3Q9.N15

Mapcode Global: VHB2D.JMS5

Entry Name: Group of 9 Mainly Howse and Bridges Family Monuments in the Churchyard Approximately 6 Metres South of Porch to Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 5 February 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341406

English Heritage Legacy ID: 127507

Location: Winson, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Winson

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Bibury with Winson

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

WINSON WINSON VILLAGE
SP 0808-0908
9/259 Group of 9 mainly Howse and
Bridges family monuments in the
churchyard approximately 6m south
of porch to Church of St Michael
GV II*
Six chest tombs and 3 pedestal tombs. Mid C18 to early C19.
Limestone. Described in rows running from north to south and from
west to east.

Chest tomb. Dated 1767. Limestone. Rectangular with carved
borders to incription panels incorporating cherubs' heads. Floral
drops to pilaster strips. Frieze and moulded top with high
coping; moulded plinth. Inscribed to HARMAN HOWSE, and to
RICHARD HOWSE, died 1767.

Chest tomb. Dated 1752. Limestone. Similar design to above
tomb. Inscribed to RICHARD HOWSE, died 1752.

Chest tomb. Dated 1767. Limestone. Similar design to above
tomb, except for one panel in lighter coloured stone. Inscribed
to -------- HOWSE, died 1767.

Chest tomb. Dated 1751. Limestone. Rectangular with gadrooned
corner balusters and gadrooned domical top; high moulded plinth.
Inscribed to THOMAS BRIDGES, died 1751.

Chest tomb. Mid C18. Limestone. Similar design to above tomb.
Inscribed to THOMAS BRIDGES, date illegible.

Chest tomb. Dated 1845. Limestone. Similar design to above
tomb. Inscribed to SAMUEL BRIDGES, died 1845.

Pedestal tomb. Dated 1796. Limestone. Rectangular with plain
recessed panels, oval to ends and fluted pilasters with cabling.
Cornice top with coping; high moulded plinth. Inscribed to SARAH
BRIDGES, died 1806.

Pedestal tomb. Dated 1770 and 1776. Limestone. Similar design
to above tomb. Inscribed to MARY WIFE OF THOMAS BRIDGES, died
1770, and to THOMAS BRIDGES, died 1776.

Pedestal tomb. Dated 1756. Limestone. Rectangular with
recessed panels, fluted pilasters, cyma top and coping. Tall
moulded base. Inscribed to JOHN BICKNELL, died 1756.

A tightly packed group of tombs with three sets of matching
designs, all of high quality. Very well preserved.


Listing NGR: SP0906908628

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