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Bale Tomb of West Richardson Faulkner About 6 Metres South of South Transept of Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8095 / 51°48'34"N

Longitude: -1.6342 / 1°38'3"W

OS Eastings: 425314

OS Northings: 212386

OS Grid: SP253123

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.FNF

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.MSD5

Entry Name: Bale Tomb of West Richardson Faulkner About 6 Metres South of South Transept of Church of St John

Listing Date: 1 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367820

English Heritage Legacy ID: 254127

Location: Burford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Burford

Built-Up Area: Burford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Burford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BURFORD AND UPTON CHURCH LANE
AND SIGNET
SP2512 (Enlargement) Bale tomb of W.
7/25 Richardson Faulkner
about 6m south of South 6m so0rh of South
Transept of Church of of Church of
St John.

GV II


Bale tomb. William Richardson Faulkner died 1903. Golden ashlar.
Enriched moulded panels; centre of long sides with putti and garlands of
fruit in high relief. Spiral bale in 2 parts, scallop end to west, relief
of crucifixion to East. Frieze inscribed "JUXTA: FIDEM: DEFUNCTI: SUNT:
OMNES: ISTI: NON: ACCEPTIS: REPROMISSIONIBUS: SED: A: LONGE: ASPICIENTES:
ET: SALUTANTES : ET: CONFIDENTES: QUIA: PELEGRINI : ET: HOSPITES: SUNT:
SUPER: TERRAM." The lettering and the carving are both unmistakably
early C20 but the form of the tomb is a convincing replica.
This -is also a memorial to John Meade Faulkner (died 1936).


Listing NGR: SP2531412386

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