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Kennet (?) Memorial About 10 Metres South South East of Porch of Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8095 / 51°48'34"N

Longitude: -1.6344 / 1°38'3"W

OS Eastings: 425304

OS Northings: 212384

OS Grid: SP253123

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.FMB

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.MSB5

Plus Code: 9C3WR958+R7

Entry Name: Kennet (?) Memorial About 10 Metres South South East of Porch of Church of St John

Listing Date: 1 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053258

English Heritage Legacy ID: 254133

ID on this website: 101053258

Location: St John the Baptist's Church, Burford, West Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Burford

Built-Up Area: Burford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Burford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP2512 (Enlargement) Kennet (?) Memorial
7/31 about 10m SSE of porch
of Church of St John.


Bale tomb. c.1760. Enriched ashlar. Moulded plinth and frieze. 3
pilasters to long sides with high relief carving of garlands of fruit and
flowers, outer ones with putti heads; rounded capping broken out in
gadrooning over pilasters. Plain bale with 3 raised panels of vegetable
ornament; urn which formerly capped this monument (like the Aston Memorial
q.v.) removed. Scallop ends, the Western one containing a skull.
Inscriptions to Thomas (died 1731) and Rebeckah (died 1730) Kennet (?).

Listing NGR: SP2530412384

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