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Latitude: 51.8231 / 51°49'23"N
Longitude: -2.4116 / 2°24'41"W
OS Eastings: 371726
OS Northings: 213908
OS Grid: SO717139
Mapcode National: GBR FZ.WBDV
Mapcode Global: VH94G.4FXS
Entry Name: Fryer Monument, in Churchyard, About 6 Metres South East of South East Corner of Tower, Church of St Peter and St Paul
Listing Date: 4 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1068547
English Heritage Legacy ID: 354333
Location: Westbury-on-Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14
District: Forest of Dean
Civil Parish: Westbury-on-Severn
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Westbury-on-Severn St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 71 SW WESTBURY-ON-SEVERN WESTBURY VILLAGE
11/255 Fryer monument, in churchyard,
about 6m south-east of south-east
corner of tower, Church of St.
Peter and St. Paul
Chest tomb: mid C18; stone. Plain lid with chamfered edge.
Corners, quarter-square gadrooned balusters with scrolls on bulbous
base. North face main centre flanked by narrow panels: head with
wings in centre, drapery thence caught up with bows in top corners
and falling down sides to frame lettering. Flanking sections
tendrils, fruits and flowers. South side has rococo edge to
central panel, with bows and falling drapery in flanking ones;
weathered. West end raised margin, decorative carving ending in
2 scrolls at bottom; east end raised margin, with serpent of
eternity surrounding hourglass, scroll stand below, above fronds.
Splayed plinth. South inscription weathered off, north to Mary,
daughter of James and Elizabeth Fryer, died 1760.
Listing NGR: SO7172613908
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