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Chest Tomb of the Griffiths Family About 20 Yards South of the South Porch of the Church of St Bartholomew's

A Grade II Listed Building in Grimley, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2439 / 52°14'38"N

Longitude: -2.2414 / 2°14'28"W

OS Eastings: 383616

OS Northings: 260666

OS Grid: SO836606

Mapcode National: GBR 1FJ.B4Y

Mapcode Global: VH92F.3VFN

Entry Name: Chest Tomb of the Griffiths Family About 20 Yards South of the South Porch of the Church of St Bartholomew's

Listing Date: 15 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082949

English Heritage Legacy ID: 151721

Location: Grimley, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR2

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Grimley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Grimley

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


2/38 Chest tomb of the Griffiths
Family about 20 yards south
of the south porch of the
Church of St Bartholomew's


Chest tomb. c1840. Ashlar. Greek Revival style. Moulded base, battered
corners, large console brackets supporting ridged capping with modillion
cornice to sides and Greek fret at ends. Central ridged section is raised
above a sloping rectangular plinth and has end pediments. Shaped inscription
panels of varied lettering, paired to the main west and east faces. Commemorates
Richard Griffiths died 183?, Elizabeth Griffiths died 1836, John Griffiths died
1830 and an additional member of family (now illegible) on west face; Elizabeth
Griffiths died 1862, Charles John Griffiths died ?, Julia Griffiths died 1836
and Susan Griffiths died ?, on the east face( Lewis Summers Griffiths died 1849,
and Reverend Henry Griffiths died 1892 on the south face.

Listing NGR: SO8361660666

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