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Pair of Stephens Monuments, in the Churchyard of Church of St Mary, C9m North of the Nave

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8311 / 51°49'51"N

Longitude: -1.7565 / 1°45'23"W

OS Eastings: 416876

OS Northings: 214746

OS Grid: SP168147

Mapcode National: GBR 4R6.0RX

Mapcode Global: VHB28.H7SM

Plus Code: 9C3WR6JV+CC

Entry Name: Pair of Stephens Monuments, in the Churchyard of Church of St Mary, C9m North of the Nave

Listing Date: 25 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090437

English Heritage Legacy ID: 130631

Location: Sherborne, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Sherborne

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Sherborne St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 1614
9/193 Pair of Stephens monuments,
in the churchyard
of Church of St. Mary,
c9m north of the nave

Pair of chest tombs. Tomb nearest nave to Thomas Stephens, died
1803, and Margaret Stephens, died 1809. Moulded plinth.
Inscriptions on north and south sides within sarcophagus shaped
inscription panels, surrounded by foliate decoration. Inset and
moulded corners at either end. Capping with moulded margin and
upper capping stone.
Tomb c2.5m north of the latter to; Betty wife of Thomas Stephens,
died 1799; Thomas Stephens, died 1801 and Margaret Stephens, died
1822. Partially legible inscription at east end. Limestone.
Moulded plinth. Oval inscription plaques on north and south sides.
Foliate decoration outside panel, fluted columns either side.
Capping with moulded margin and upper capping stone.

Listing NGR: SP1687614746

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

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