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Latitude: 52.3019 / 52°18'6"N
Longitude: 1.3664 / 1°21'58"E
OS Eastings: 629614
OS Northings: 272424
OS Grid: TM296724
Mapcode National: GBR WMQ.Q83
Mapcode Global: VHL9R.MDPQ
Entry Name: Gibson and Scace Family Monument Immediately Sw of the S Porch of the Church of All Saints
Listing Date: 17 March 2005
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1391305
English Heritage Legacy ID: 492672
Location: Laxfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13
District: Mid Suffolk
Civil Parish: Laxfield
Built-Up Area: Laxfield
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Laxfield All Saints
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Gibson and Scace family monument immediately SW of the S porch of the Church
of All Saints
Monument. c.1800. Stone. A sandstone-paved raised plinth, approx. 2.5 x 5m., and formerly with railings, contains a chest tomb and a ledger slab. The chest tomb is of fine grained limestone, with shield-like panels on all sides, each surmounted by a swag. Corners have Gothick style narrow panels. Moulded plinth, and projecting coping below inscribed top slab. The shields contain inscriptions to members of the Gibson and Scase families including Barnabas Gibson, d.1792, his wife Martha, d.1803, Robert Scace, d.1841, his wife Charlotte, d.1840, and Gibson Harper Scace, d.1844.
This is a finely carved chest tomb which is part of a large family monument enclosure standing adjacent to the Church of All Saints (q.v.) with which it forms a significant group.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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