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Group of 3 Monuments in the Churchyard, 3 Metres South East of South Porch, Church of the Holy Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherston, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5728 / 51°34'22"N

Longitude: -2.2121 / 2°12'43"W

OS Eastings: 385396

OS Northings: 186012

OS Grid: ST853860

Mapcode National: GBR 1PP.CK9

Mapcode Global: VH95Q.LQXN

Entry Name: Group of 3 Monuments in the Churchyard, 3 Metres South East of South Porch, Church of the Holy Cross

Listing Date: 3 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318087

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)
7/90 Group of 3 monuments in the church-
yard, 3m south-east of south porch,
Church of the Holy Cross
GV II

Three chest tombs. Early-late C18. Limestone. Lettered north to
south and east to west.
a) Unidentified. Early C18 with floral angle pilasters, rustic
floral sprays framing square panels to each side with swagged
drapery. Further drapery swags with putti to ends. Deep
chamfer to base and to slab.
b) Unidentified. Late C18 with raised and fielded panels to ends
and 2 to north side, oval panel to south with floral sprays in
the corners. Moulded plinth and cyma recta slab.
c) Hillier family. Late C18 with raised and fielded panels to
ends and 2 to north side, oval panel to south with floral
sprays in the corners and incised lettering. Moulded plinth
and cyma recta moulded slab.


Listing NGR: ST8539486013

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