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Group of 4 Chest Tombs Approximately 5 Metres South and West of Church of St Leonard

A Grade II Listed Building in Drayton St. Leonard, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6639 / 51°39'50"N

Longitude: -1.1388 / 1°8'19"W

OS Eastings: 459658

OS Northings: 196475

OS Grid: SU596964

Mapcode National: GBR 908.LWQ

Mapcode Global: VHCY9.6FST

Entry Name: Group of 4 Chest Tombs Approximately 5 Metres South and West of Church of St Leonard

Listing Date: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368842

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248839

Location: Drayton St. Leonard, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX10

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Drayton St. Leonard

Built-Up Area: Drayton St Leonard

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Drayton St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


(North side)
Group of 4 chest tombs approx.
5m. S and W of Church of St.


Group of 4 chest tombs. C18. Stone. Rectangular. Chest tomb approx. 4m. south of
tower: probably early C18. Cyma recta moulded base. 2 fielded panels to each
side. Single fielded panels to ends. Baluster moulding to corners. Inscribed
panel to west end with illegible, probably C19, inscription. Moulded top. Chest
tomb to Francis Dandridge approx. 6m. south of church, and chest tomb approx.
3m. west of tower. Cyma recta moulded base. 3 fielded panels to each side, that
to centre wider. Fielded panel to each end, except one end of Dandridge chest
tomb has inscribed panel, mostly illegible with swagged surround and winged head
to top. Chest tomb approx. 7m. south of tower: mid C18. 2 fielded panels to
sides. Single panels to ends. Form group round south-west corner of church.

Listing NGR: SU5965896475

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