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Gravestones, Table Tombs, Coffins and Monument to West of Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Crowland, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 52.6763 / 52°40'34"N

Longitude: -0.1657 / 0°9'56"W

OS Eastings: 524116

OS Northings: 310311

OS Grid: TF241103

Mapcode National: GBR HYN.6XK

Mapcode Global: WHHN0.FZBN

Plus Code: 9C4XMRGM+GP

Entry Name: Gravestones, Table Tombs, Coffins and Monument to West of Church

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064549

English Heritage Legacy ID: 197965

ID on this website: 101064549

Location: Abbey Church of Our Lady St Bartholomew and St Guthlac, Crowland, South Holland, Lincolnshire, PE6

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Holland

Civil Parish: Crowland

Built-Up Area: Crowland

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Crowland St Mary and St Bartholomew and St Guthlac

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

Tagged with: Tombstone

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TF 2410-2510 (east side)

18/2 Gravestones, table
tombs, coffins and
monument to west
of church


99 gravestones, 2 table tombs, an obelisk, 3 medieval coffins and
fragmentary coffin. C14, C17, C18 and early C19. Limestone
ashlar. Table tomb directly to west of west doorway with squat,
bulbous balusters, foliate bands and barely legible inscription
including: 'John H.... 1779'. 2 medieval coffins to the south,
with fragmentary lids; single medieval coffin and fragmentary
coffin to the north. Gravestones include one to the left of the
table tomb of 1797 with urn, cherub heads and festoons.
Gravestone to Thomas Carrington, died 1680; another to Henry
Roberts, died 1771, with winged cherub heads, festoons and
ribbons. Gravestone to Thomas Whitsed, died 1788 and a late C17
gravestone to Jonathon Barker. Early C19 gravestone to John
Tooley with urn and draperies; another to John Tooley, died 1829
with winged cherub head, open book and flowers. Another 6 early
C19 gravestones to the right including one with oval topped by
thistle head, angels, foliate bands and palms. Another to the
right with winged cherub and festoons; with one beyond with open
segmental pediment, pilasters and winged cherub. Gravestone
further right of 1727 with sgemental pediment, cherub head and
festoons. 2 mid C18 gravestones to the right with winged cherub
head and festoons. To the west is a gravestone with a scrolled
open pediment with cherub head. To the left, a scrolled
cartouche with segmental pediment and winged cherub. 2
gravestones beyond both with winged cherub heads. 3 illegible
small C17 gravestones to the west with 2 gravestones to the left,
inscribed respectively: 'Daniel Elam, died 1630', and 'John
Elam, died 1686'. 2 gravestones to the left, one dated 1754 and
both with cartouche and scrolled acanthus keystone. Early C18
gravestone to the west, to the left, with 2 figures, one standing
on an hourglass, the other on a column, and with winged cherub
head. 2 gravestones to the right, one with a cartouche and both
with winged cherub heads. Far to the right is a gravestone to
John Briggins, died 1618. To the west to the far south is a
gravestone with a pair of winged cherub heads and cartouche.
Segmental headed gravestone to the west with 2 draped shields and
cherub. Obelisk to west to Thomas Boore, died 1842. Late C18
table tomb to the left with paired, squat bulbous balusters. 4
gravestones to south west, one to Robert Apthorp, died 1815,
flanked by single late C18 gravestones. 2 of the 3 gravestones
to the left are early C18, with draperies. Gravestone to north-
west to Bilderson, died 1808, with open book, urn and angels.
Gravestone to south-west with ornate eared architrave, segmental
head, foliage, angels and festoons. Gravestone to the right with
2 angels and crown. Gravestone further right to William Cowling,
died 1765, with traceried pilasters, angel and foliage. Smaller
early C18 gravestone to right with winged cherub. 2 gravestones
to the west, one with a cherub, one with festoons and both late

Listing NGR: TF2411610311

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