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Group of 7 Monuments to Iles and Arkell Families, Immediately South of South Nave Wall in Churchyard of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in Kempsford, Gloucestershire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089452

English Heritage Legacy ID: 128941

Location: Kempsford, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

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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