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Four Pury Monuments, in the Churchyard, Between 1 and 3 1/2 Metres East of South East Corner of Nave, Church of St Lawrence

A Grade II Listed Building in Taynton, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8972 / 51°53'49"N

Longitude: -2.3831 / 2°22'59"W

OS Eastings: 373737

OS Northings: 222143

OS Grid: SO737221

Mapcode National: GBR 0J8.49Y

Mapcode Global: VH942.NK0Y

Entry Name: Four Pury Monuments, in the Churchyard, Between 1 and 3 1/2 Metres East of South East Corner of Nave, Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341898

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125768

Location: Taynton, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL19

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Taynton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Taynton St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


7/232 Four Pury monuments, in the
churchyard, between 1 and 3.5m east
of south-east corner of nave, Church
of St. Lawrence


Four chest tombs: late C17, possibly early C18. Stone. North-
west monument, Thomas Pury, died 1688: flat lid, moulded edge,
plain sides, inset slate plaque on west with lettering; south end
raised oval in sunk rectangle, north Pury coat of arms on inset
stone. To east, inscription weathered off; flat lid, moulded
edge, no details left on sides or south end, Pury coat of arms on
north, south-west monument, flat lid, moulded edge, sunk
rectangle on west face, framed scrolls at ends, with plain margin
outside from returns of end panels. Sunk rectangle to north, Pury
coat of arms to south. Fourth monument set against third, to
east: flat lid, moulded edge, ends as third, east side latin
Inscription, to Thomas Pury, no date legible. One monument
probably to Thomas Pury who built church (q.v.): family lived at
The Grove in same parish (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SO7373722143

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