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Four Monuments in the Churchyard Circa 7.5 Metres South of West Tower to the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7851 / 51°47'6"N

Longitude: -2.1951 / 2°11'42"W

OS Eastings: 386640

OS Northings: 209625

OS Grid: SO866096

Mapcode National: GBR 1M6.3VJ

Mapcode Global: VH94R.WDXC

Entry Name: Four Monuments in the Churchyard Circa 7.5 Metres South of West Tower to the Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1090971

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133424

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)

Four monuments in the
9/237 churchyard c.7.5 m south
of west tower to the
Church of St Mary


Two chest tombs and two headstones.

(a) Chest further west. To Thomas Tanner, Clothier, 1752. Limestone. A lofty
chest with segmental ends; moulded edge to top, good sharp carving to cartouche
east end, urn, palm and boldly modelled cherub to west. South has circular
panel in square and north a circle within square to segmental indented corners.
Flat cavetto base.

(b) Circa 2 m east of the last, lofty chest to inset corners. To John Edwards,
Clothier, 1751. Limestone. Cavetto edge to flat top, egg and dart to end
friezes over fielded panels which die into north and south panels. North badly
worn, south has shaped raised panel mould with rococo corners; Cavetto base.
Some lettering, but not now decipherable. Information from 1879 survey.

(c) Headstone c.3 m east of preceding. C18. Limestone. Shaped top following
line of cherub with wings and side drops; sunk inscription panel, not legible.
Rather badly worn, but outlines of an unusual stone still discernible.

(d) Headstone immediately south of preceding. C18. Limestone. Cambered top
containing two cherub heads with vigorous rococo scrolls and drops; raised
inscription panel, not legible.

Listing NGR: SO8664009625

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