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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1341913
English Heritage Legacy ID: 125646
Location: Newent, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL18
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
SO 7225-7325 NEWENT CHURCH STREET
13/114 Taylor monument in the churchyard,
about 11m south of the Tower,
Church of St. Mary
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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