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Railed Enclosure of Hale Family Monuments in South-West Corner of Churchyard of Church of St Kenelm

A Grade II Listed Building in Alderley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6155 / 51°36'55"N

Longitude: -2.3359 / 2°20'9"W

OS Eastings: 376836

OS Northings: 190789

OS Grid: ST768907

Mapcode National: GBR 0MM.Q72

Mapcode Global: VH95G.GNFG

Entry Name: Railed Enclosure of Hale Family Monuments in South-West Corner of Churchyard of Church of St Kenelm

Listing Date: 9 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090655

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132153

Location: Alderley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL12

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Alderley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Alderley St Kenelm

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


8/8 Railed enclosure of Hale family
monuments in south-west corner of
churchyard of Church of St. Kenel


Railed enclosure containing 17 tombs in total, of which three - 2
cross memorials and one marble slab tomb - are not of special
interest. Remaining 14 chest tombs of limestone date from late C17
to early C19 and are of Hale family. 2 monuments are of particular
a) Unidentified monument, closest to west door of church, early/mid
C18. Tall chest tomb on high base with moulded plinth and
capping, curved ends and very large rounded pyramidal cap.
b) Monument to Matthew Hale, died 1706, and his wife Maria. Chest
tomb on large shallow base, moulded plinth and capping with
indented long sides, elaborate moulded cap the length of the
chest rising to a section with coat of arms on north side with
gadrooned edge, surmounted by urn finial.

Listing NGR: ST7683690789

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