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Three Monuments in the Churchyard Circa 10-13 Metres West of West Tower to the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7852 / 51°47'6"N

Longitude: -2.1952 / 2°11'42"W

OS Eastings: 386631

OS Northings: 209634

OS Grid: SO866096

Mapcode National: GBR 1M6.3TD

Mapcode Global: VH94R.WDV9

Entry Name: Three Monuments in the Churchyard Circa 10-13 Metres West of West Tower to the Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090938

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133432

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Painswick

Built-Up Area: Painswick

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Painswick St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 8609 (part) (south east side)

9/245 Three monuments in the
churchyard c.10-13 m west
of west tower to the
Church of St Mary


One altar and two chest tombs.

(a) Altar tomb, furthest in group from tower. To William Dobbins, Maltster,
1765. Limestone. Flat top to cavetto mould edge; egg and dart mould east and
west over 2 cherubs and palm fronds to east and skull with bones, west. Both
end panels over gadrooned base. South side has central section brought forward,
with vertical panels; north similar. All rather worn. Cyma base. Not legible,
information from 1879 survey.

(b) Chest tomb, c.2 m east of preceding. To Daniel Shatford, 1746. Lime-
stone. Thick top to cyma edge, good scrolled lyre ends; south has raised panel
flanked by rococo scrolls. Some lettering, but not legible; north similar, very
worn. Broad cyma base. The design could be a little earlier, but the informa-
tion is from the 1879 survey.

(c) Chest tomb, c.3 m south of the last. To John Sparry, Clothier, 1745.
Limestone. Flat top to cyma edge, rococo scrolled lyre ends, north and south
have sunk panels with scrolls, some lettering, but not legible. Ovolo mould
base. Information from 1879 survey.

Listing NGR: SO8663109634

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