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Latitude: 51.7305 / 51°43'49"N
Longitude: -2.3772 / 2°22'37"W
OS Eastings: 374048
OS Northings: 203593
OS Grid: SO740035
Mapcode National: GBR 0L6.KSK
Mapcode Global: VH94V.RR4T
Plus Code: 9C3VPJJF+54
Entry Name: Two Unidentified Chest Tombs Circa 15 Metres North of Sacristy at Church of St John Evangelist
Listing Date: 26 April 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1090902
English Heritage Legacy ID: 131523
Location: Slimbridge, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL2
Civil Parish: Slimbridge
Built-Up Area: Slimbridge
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Slimbridge St John Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
Tagged with: Chest tomb
SO 70 SW SLIMBRIDGE ST JOHN'S ROAD
1/84L (east side)
Two unidentified chest
tombs c15 m north of
GV Church of St John the
(i) Chest tomb. Early C18. Limestone. Very thick cyma top, lyre ends, rectangular
panel with raised moulding and decorative scroll supporters south side. Names not
legible, earliest date 1737. At time of survey partly ivy overgrown, and adjacent to
vigorous growing holly.
(ii) Chest tomb. Early C18. Limestone. Thick moulded top, base not visible at time
of survey, lyre ends, sunk rectangular panels north and south. Inscriptions not
legible. Invaded by ivy at time of survey. Located immediately south of preceding
A pair of vigorous examples of Cotswold baroque tomb design.
Listing NGR: SO7404803593
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