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Headstone to John Baker, 12m north of the Church of St Peter on the Green

A Grade II Listed Building in Froxfield, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.0249 / 51°1'29"N

Longitude: -0.9975 / 0°59'51"W

OS Eastings: 470403

OS Northings: 125542

OS Grid: SU704255

Mapcode National: GBR B9J.LN7

Mapcode Global: FRA 86SD.R6F

Entry Name: Headstone to John Baker, 12m north of the Church of St Peter on the Green

Listing Date: 17 March 2010

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1418473

Location: Froxfield, East Hampshire, Hampshire, GU32

County: Hampshire

District: East Hampshire

Civil Parish: Froxfield and Privett

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Froxfield St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

Headstone to John Baker, 12m north of the Church of St Peter on the Green


Churchyard monument. Circa 1777. Portland stone Rococo headstone with elaborate carved scrollwork to the top and extending down the sides to the ground. The scrollwork separates the stone into two panels. The upper panel depicts a resurrection scene, with two cherubs sounding trumpets, one standing either side of a tomb on which lies a skeleton. The lower panel contains the inscription to John Baker who died June 1st 1777.

A good quality, elaborately carved Rococo headstone with an unusual resurrection scene depiction, which has group value with the Grade II church and a number of other graded churchyard mouments.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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