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Chest Tomb Approximately 20 Metres South East of Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Beckley and Stowood, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7971 / 51°47'49"N

Longitude: -1.1857 / 1°11'8"W

OS Eastings: 456251

OS Northings: 211254

OS Grid: SP562112

Mapcode National: GBR 8YN.71M

Mapcode Global: VHCXP.D3J5

Entry Name: Chest Tomb Approximately 20 Metres South East of Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Listing Date: 5 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369185

English Heritage Legacy ID: 246549

Location: Beckley and Stowood, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX3

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Beckley and Stowood

Built-Up Area: Beckley (South Oxfordshire) BU

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Beckley

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP51SE (West side)
2/29 Chest tomb approx. 20m. SE of
Church of The Assumption of
The Blessed Virgin Mary


Chest tomb. Late C17. Limestone. Rectangular chest, in Baroque style, has deep
projecting lid with cornice-moulded edge. Central side panel is carved with
winged cherub head and flowers, supporting swags, and is flanked by small
fielded panels. Right end has recessed oval panel beneath a winged cherub head.
Left and on rear have plain fielded panels. Part of lid is missing. No surviving

Listing NGR: SP5625111254

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