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Latitude: 51.667 / 51°40'1"N
Longitude: -1.7681 / 1°46'5"W
OS Eastings: 416131
OS Northings: 196491
OS Grid: SU161964
Mapcode National: GBR 4T3.HSF
Mapcode Global: VHB31.9CMF
Entry Name: Group of 7 Monuments to Iles and Arkell Families, Immediately South of South Nave Wall in Churchyard of St Mary the Virgin
Listing Date: 4 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1089452
English Heritage Legacy ID: 128941
Location: Kempsford, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7
Civil Parish: Kempsford
Built-Up Area: Fairford Airfield
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Kempsford with Whelford
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SU 19 NE KEMPSFORD KEMPSFORD VILLAGE
8/96 Group of 7 monuments to Iles and
Arkell families, immediately
south of south nave wall in church-
yard of St. Mary the Virgin
Group of 7 chest tombs. Late C18 to mid C19. All limestone with
moulded plinth and capping on base. Recessed or fielded
rectangular panels to ends and sides, all with flanking fluted
strips to sides. Some side panels have elaborately carved
cartouches for inscriptions, most of which are legible. Two-step
tent tops with curved edges and flattened tops. The only
exception to the group description is tomb furthest to south-west,
Daniel Iles, died 1824, which has no visible base, a fluted frieze
and 3-step tent top with uppermost step with straight edges.
In 3 rows, from east to west and reading from south to north:
Row 1: Hannah Arkell died 1818, Daniel Iles died 1824.
Row 2: Dorothy Arkell died 1780, John Arkell died 1797, Thomas
Arkell died 1839.
Row 3: William Iles died 1850, William Arkell died 1831.
Listing NGR: SU1613296489
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