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Row of 6 Chest Tombs Along the Wall Approximately 28 Metres to 10 Metres West of Portico, Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Banbury, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0613 / 52°3'40"N

Longitude: -1.3396 / 1°20'22"W

OS Eastings: 445370

OS Northings: 240535

OS Grid: SP453405

Mapcode National: GBR 7ST.Q44

Mapcode Global: VHCW7.QGN3

Entry Name: Row of 6 Chest Tombs Along the Wall Approximately 28 Metres to 10 Metres West of Portico, Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 14 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369520

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244370

Location: Banbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX16

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Banbury

Built-Up Area: Banbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Banbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BANBURY HORSE FAIR
SP4540NW (East side)
6/76 Row of 6 chest tombs along
the wall approx. 28m. to 10m.
W of portico, Church of St.
Mary
GV II

Six chest tombs. C18. Ironstone. Most have panelled sides, corner balusters and
moulded ledger slabs. Chest tomb nearest the road bears inscription: 'Sacred to
the memory of William Golby who died June 5th 1741 aged 37 years and of Ann his
wife who died June 1750 aged 62 years'. Chest tomb fifth from road bears
inscription: ' in memory of John Gun (?) who died 16th June 1797 aged 69'. Group
of 6 chest tombs sited in a prominent position on the right of the main path to
the church.


Listing NGR: SP4537040536

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