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Holford and Three Unidentified Monuments, About 5-8 Metres South East of Porch in Churchyard of Church of St Lawrence

A Grade II Listed Building in Didmarton, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5855 / 51°35'7"N

Longitude: -2.2578 / 2°15'28"W

OS Eastings: 382235

OS Northings: 187435

OS Grid: ST822874

Mapcode National: GBR 1PG.D0W

Mapcode Global: VH95P.TD8X

Entry Name: Holford and Three Unidentified Monuments, About 5-8 Metres South East of Porch in Churchyard of Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089701

English Heritage Legacy ID: 130401

Location: Didmarton, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL9

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Didmarton

Built-Up Area: Didmarton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Didmarton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ST 8287
(south side)
15/86 Holford and three Unidentified
Monuments, about 5-8m south east
of porch in churchyard of Church
of St. Lawrence

Four chest tombs in 2 pairs. Thomas Holford to north west, rest
unidentified, probably late C17/early C18. Limestone. Pair to
east: Flat top, moulded plinth and capping, both restored. Chest
to north has panelled corners with interlocking circle design and
small bellied cartouches with carved surrounds to ends, large oval
panels to sides with flattened roll moulding and relief surrounds.
Chest to south has lyre ends with plain raised ovals, small
rectangular side panels with shallow moulding and flanking reliefs
with flattened scroll design and twisted "rope" device. Pair to
west: very similar and probably both to Holford family. Flat top
to Thomas Holford, rounded top to chest to south, both with moulded
plinth and capping and lyre ends with acanthus returns and flat
moulded small ovals. Sides have rectangular panels with 2-tiered
flat moulding and flanking panels of large interlocking circles
except to north side of chest to south which has acanthus scrolls.

Listing NGR: ST8223587435

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