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Unidentified Monument in the Churchyard Approximatley 1.5m South of Church of St John

A Grade II* Listed Building in Elkstone, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8092 / 51°48'33"N

Longitude: -2.0492 / 2°2'56"W

OS Eastings: 396707

OS Northings: 212290

OS Grid: SO967122

Mapcode National: GBR 2NB.JQQ

Mapcode Global: VHB23.FSKD

Entry Name: Unidentified Monument in the Churchyard Approximatley 1.5m South of Church of St John

Listing Date: 24 June 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088445

English Heritage Legacy ID: 127217

Location: Elkstone, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL53

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Elkstone

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Elkstone St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


3/117 Unidentified monument in the
churchyard approximately 1.5m south
of Church of St. John


Chest tomb. Dated 1692. Limestone. Finely carved lyre ends
each with 3-dimensional oval with scrolled border and cherub's head
with wings over; acanthus leaf carving to sides of lyre ends.
Oval inscription panel with border representing bound cloth; swags
draped between top of panel and projecting rosettes in upper
corners; panel flanked by putti sitting on skulls; inscription
illegible apart from date. Plain recessed quatrefoil panel on
north side. Thick cyma moulded top and base. Said to be the
memorial to a member of the Poole family, possibly Nathaniel Poole
a local cloth trader. A very well preserved example of high
quality craftsmanship.

Listing NGR: SO9670712290

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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