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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1367820
English Heritage Legacy ID: 254127
Location: Burford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18
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
BURFORD AND UPTON CHURCH LANE
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
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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