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Taylor Monument in the Churchyard, About 11 Metres South of the Tower, Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Newent, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9311 / 51°55'52"N

Longitude: -2.4036 / 2°24'12"W

OS Eastings: 372346

OS Northings: 225923

OS Grid: SO723259

Mapcode National: GBR NRFL.7LF

Mapcode Global: VH93W.9Q5G

Entry Name: Taylor Monument in the Churchyard, About 11 Metres South of the Tower, Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341913

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125646

Location: Newent, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL18

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Newent

Built-Up Area: Newent

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Newent St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 7225-7325 NEWENT CHURCH STREET
(north side)

13/114 Taylor monument in the churchyard,
about 11m south of the Tower,
Church of St. Mary

GV II

Chest tomb; 1721 to Edward Taylor; stone, brick plinth. Flat
lid with margin and scrolls in corners on top, plain chamfer to
underside; plain sides framed by thick, plain ends. All on a
low, brick plinth, built up at one end above path. Inscription
all on lid, lettering well cut and preserved, long 's' in first
part. Later inscriptions to 1764. First is to carpenter who
designed and executed the wide span roof to the nave of the church
(q.v.). (H.M.Colvin, A Biographical Dictionary of British
Architects, 1600-1840, 1978).


Listing NGR: SO7234525922

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