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Latitude: 51.931 / 51°55'51"N
Longitude: -1.3089 / 1°18'32"W
OS Eastings: 447614
OS Northings: 226061
OS Grid: SP476260
Mapcode National: GBR 7VD.ZVH
Mapcode Global: VHCWV.8QDJ
Entry Name: Group of 4 Headstones Approximately 7,8,9 and 11 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Peter and St Paul
Listing Date: 26 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066018
English Heritage Legacy ID: 422441
Location: Steeple Aston, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25
Civil Parish: Steeple Aston
Built-Up Area: Steeple Aston
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Steeple Aston
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
STEEPLE ASTON NORTH SIDE
SP4726 (North side)
8/109 Group of 4 headstones approx.
7,8,9 and 11m S of chancel of
Church of St. Peter and St.
Group of 4 headstones, c.1657, 1693, 1696 and early C19. Limestone and
(i) Small limestone headstone with a cambered head has a raised surround in a
crenellated design and is inscribed "1657/KB".
(ii) Plain early-C19 marlstone headstone with a worn inscription.
(iii) Marlstone headstone in Baroque style has a scrolled pedimented head above
a long rectangular panel flanked by vigorously-carved flower drops. Inscription
commemorates Elinor Forrest (died 1696).
(iv) Small marlstone headstone with a shaped head and a recessed inscription
panel. Inscription is largely illegible but includes the date 1693/4,
Headstone (ii) is not of special architectural interest.
Listing NGR: SP4761426061
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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