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Group of 8 Chest Tombs Approximately 14 Metres and 22 Metres North North West and 25 Metres North of Nave of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Witney, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.781 / 51°46'51"N

Longitude: -1.4854 / 1°29'7"W

OS Eastings: 435599

OS Northings: 209273

OS Grid: SP355092

Mapcode National: GBR 6VS.99C

Mapcode Global: VHC02.6HLJ

Entry Name: Group of 8 Chest Tombs Approximately 14 Metres and 22 Metres North North West and 25 Metres North of Nave of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 3 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252601

Location: Witney, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX28

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Witney

Built-Up Area: Witney

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Witney

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

WITNEY CHURCH GREEN
SP3509S (South side)
11/41 Group of 8 chest tombs approx.
14m. and 22m. NNW and 25m. N
of nave of Church of St. Mary
GV II

8 chest tombs. Two chest tombs approximately 14 metres north-north-west. Early
C18. Limestone. Tomb to south has cyma-moulded plinth, splayed cornice to top
and 2 inscription panels with raised surrounds. Tomb to north has raised
surround to narrow panels and central inscription panel, with skulls flanking
winged cherub's head over worn inscription. Chest tomb approximately 22 metres
north-north-west. Early/mid C18. Limestone. Cyma-moulded plinth and cornice:
carved scrolls flank inscription panel. Group of 5 chest tombs approximately 25
metres north. C18. Limestone. All have moulded tops. Leake tomb to south-west,
dated 1767 and 1750s, has rococo cartouche. Similar mid C18 tomb to north. Tombs
to east are dated 1786, and another commemorates Anne Fisher, died early C19.


Listing NGR: SP3559609263

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