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Group of 8 Monuments in the Churchyard, 1 to 7 Metres South West of Lychgate, Church of the Holy Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherston, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5726 / 51°34'21"N

Longitude: -2.2122 / 2°12'43"W

OS Eastings: 385392

OS Northings: 185995

OS Grid: ST853859

Mapcode National: GBR 1PP.CJ7

Mapcode Global: VH95Q.LQWS

Entry Name: Group of 8 Monuments in the Churchyard, 1 to 7 Metres South West of Lychgate, Church of the Holy Cross

Listing Date: 3 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318077

Location: Sherston, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Sherston

Built-Up Area: Sherston

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Sherston Magna

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

SHERSTON CHURCH STREET
ST 8486-8586
(west side)
7/80 Group of 8 monuments in the church-
yard, 1-7m south-west of Lychgate,
Church of the Holy Cross
GV II

Eight chest tombs. Early C18. Limestone. Lettered from north to
south and east to west.
a) Unidentified. Flower drops to angle pilasters on north face,
reeded surround to inscription panel on south face, cyma recta
moulded slab.
b) Goodenough family. 1722. Floral angle pilasters, entwined
sprays framing oval inscription panel with elegant black Roman
lettering to north side. Lozenge panels to west end, cartouche
to east. Moulded cornice, cyma recta moulded slab.
c) Richard Goodenough. 1732. Floral angle pilasters, entwined
sprays framing oval inscription panel with elegant incised
Roman lettering painted black to north side. Putti and swags
to west end, lozenge panel to east. Moulded cornice, cyma
recta moulded slab.
d) John Goodenough. 1722. Floral angle pilasters, flower drops
framing projecting rectangular panel to north side: Roman
lettering. Cyma recta moulded slab.
e) John Goodenough. Floral angle pilasters and raised and fielded
panels to sides and ends, those to south side with acanthus
leaf borders. Oval inscription panel to south with incised
lettering. Moulded cornice, cyma recta moulded slab.
f) Unidentified. Floral angle pilasters and raised and fielded
panels to sides and ends, those to south side with acanthus
leaf borders. Oval inscription panel to south with incised
lettering now eroded. Moulded cornice, cyma recta moulded
slab.
g) Unidentified. Floral angle pilasters and raised and fielded
panels to sides and ends, those to south side with acanthus
leaf borders. Oval inscription panel to south with incised
lettering now eroded. South side collapsing at time of
resurvey (June 1986). Moulded cornice, cyma recta moulded
slab.
h) Thomas and Mary Goodenough. Raised and fielded panels to sides
and ends, some with acanthus leaf borders. Two blank panels to
north, 1 panel to south with italic and Roman incised lettering
Moulded cornice, cyma recta moulded slab.


Listing NGR: ST8539685992

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