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Group of 9 Chest Tombs Approximately 20-30 Metres South West of South Transept of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Witney, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7803 / 51°46'49"N

Longitude: -1.485 / 1°29'6"W

OS Eastings: 435623

OS Northings: 209195

OS Grid: SP356091

Mapcode National: GBR 6VS.9CS

Mapcode Global: VHC02.6JS2

Entry Name: Group of 9 Chest Tombs Approximately 20-30 Metres South West of South Transept of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 3 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252618

Location: Witney, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX28

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Witney

Built-Up Area: Witney

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Witney

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP3509S (South side)
11/68 Group of 9 chest tombs approx.
20-30m. SW of S transept of
Church of St. Mary

9 chest tombs. Chest tomb approximately 28 metres south-west. Early C19.
Limestone. Fielded pilaster panel flanks beaded revealed inscription panel;
moulded plinth, cornice and top. Commemorates Wilkinson family, including
William and George. Chest tomb approximately 30 metres south-west. Late C18.
Limestone. Unusual shape with concave sides and corner balusters; moulded
plinth, cornice and top. Commemorates Daniel Dalton, d.1813, wife Anne. d.1790.
Chest tomb approximately 23metres south-west. Limestone. Raised pilasters, with
spiral foliate and rose carvings, flank inscription panel with winged angel's
head. Commemorates Mary Collier, d.1755; reverse side has fluted pilasters
flanking fielded central paenel; moulded plinth and cornice. Two chest tombs
approximitely 20 metres south-west. Early C19 and mid C18. Limestone.
Sarcophagus-shaped tomb to north commemorates Thomas Castle and others. Mid C18
tomb to south has cavetto-moulded ribs to revealted panels, corner balusters and
moulded plinth and cornice. Four C18 and C19 chest tombs are not of special
architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SP3562309195

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