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Group of 4 Chest Tombs Approximately 4 to 9 Metres South of South Porch of Church of St Matthew

A Grade II Listed Building in Langford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7208 / 51°43'14"N

Longitude: -1.6408 / 1°38'26"W

OS Eastings: 424912

OS Northings: 202511

OS Grid: SP249025

Mapcode National: GBR 5V1.00D

Mapcode Global: VHC0C.H0YP

Entry Name: Group of 4 Chest Tombs Approximately 4 to 9 Metres South of South Porch of Church of St Matthew

Listing Date: 30 March 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367773

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253854

Location: Langford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, GL7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Langford

Built-Up Area: Langford (West Oxfordshire) BU

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Langford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP2402-2502 (North side)
6/103 Group of 4 chest tombs approx.
4 to 9m S of S porch of Church
of St. Matthew

Group of 4 chest tombs. Late C17 and mid-C18. Limestone. C17 tomb to north has
projecting capping; otherwise largely obscured at time of resurvey (July 1987).
Two C18 tombs to south have projecting capping and stepped tops; recessed corner
balusters. Inscriptions illegible, southern tomb with carved decoration to
sides. North tomb has carved head of winged angel to top on north side and
similar head without wings to north side of south tomb. Large C18 tomb to south
has stepped moulded plinth and capping with egg and dart top. Illegible
inscription panels with rococo carving to north side and ends, and one with egg
and dart moulding to south.

Listing NGR: SP2491202511

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