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Latitude: 51.5727 / 51°34'21"N
Longitude: -2.2123 / 2°12'44"W
OS Eastings: 385384
OS Northings: 186003
OS Grid: ST853860
Mapcode National: GBR 1PP.CJ7
Mapcode Global: VH95Q.LQTQ
Entry Name: Group of 5 Monuments in the Churchyard, 12 to 14 Metres North West of Lychgate, Church of the Holy Cross
Listing Date: 3 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1023224
English Heritage Legacy ID: 318079
Location: Sherston, Wiltshire, SN16
Civil Parish: Sherston
Built-Up Area: Sherston
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Sherston Magna
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
SHERSTON CHURCH STREET
7/82 Group of 5 monuments in the church-
yard, 12-14m north-west of Lychgate,
Church of the Holy Cross
Five chest tombs. Late C18. Limestone. Lettered north to south
and east to west.
a) Unidentified. Two raised and fielded panels to each side with
eroded lettering. Moulded plinth and cyma recta moulded slab.
b) Rice family. Angle balusters and 2 inscription panels to each
side divided by a fluted pilaster. Incised lettering in italic
and Roman script to south panels. Moulded plinth, fluted
frieze to cornice and cyma recta moulded slab.
c) Unidentified. Panelled angle pilasters, 2 raised and fielded
panels to each side, those to north in the shape of shields and
lozenge panels to ends. Moulded plinth, cyma recta moulded
d) Unidentified. Panelled angle pilasters, 2 raised and fielded
panels to each side, those to south in the shape of shields and
lozenge panels to ends. Moulded plinth and cyma recta moulded
slab. North side collapsing and slab fragmenting at time of
resurvey (June 1986).
e) Unidentified. Angle balusters and raised and fielded panels to
sides and ends. Moulded plinth and cyma recta moulded slab.
Listing NGR: ST8538485996
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