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Ralph Pumfret and 4 Unidentified Monuments Circa 15 Metres West of the Porch in the Churchyard of the Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Leckhampton, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8734 / 51°52'24"N

Longitude: -2.0846 / 2°5'4"W

OS Eastings: 394272

OS Northings: 219425

OS Grid: SO942194

Mapcode National: GBR 2MJ.FST

Mapcode Global: VH94F.T5BQ

Entry Name: Ralph Pumfret and 4 Unidentified Monuments Circa 15 Metres West of the Porch in the Churchyard of the Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 22 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091752

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135061

Location: Leckhampton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Civil Parish: Leckhampton

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Leckhampton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 91 NW
(south side)
4/111 Ralph Pumfret and 4 unidentified
monuments cl5m west of the porch
in the churchyard of the Church
of St Peter


Two chest tombs and a row of 3 headstones. From west to east:-
a) Chest tomb. C18. Limestone. Moulded plinth with inset
corners. Inscription to John Belling----, died 1766 on the
north side on a raised inscription panel with segmental
corners, formerly with bosses at the corners, hanging
bellflower decoration to the marginal panels. Similar but
eroded inscription panel on the opposite side with bosses.
Raised inscription panels at either end with partially legible
inscription panels and fluted friezes.
b) Chest tomb c0.5m east of the preceding to Ralph Pumfret and
Barbara his wife, he died 1699, she died 1687. Limestone.
Sunken inscription panels on the south side, flanked by
marginal panels with raised ovals. Inscription dated 169(?)9
at the west end on a simple raised panel. Unused inscription
panels at the north and east ends. Thick capping with moulded
Row of 3 headstones c3m north of the preceding:-
c) Upstanding headstone to Samuel, son of William and Mary Ail---,
died 1717. Fine foliate scrollwork in deep relief at the top.
d) Recumbent headstone, probably early C18.
e) Semi-recumbent headstone with the initials 'R.C' and double
scroll at the top.

Listing NGR: SO9427219425

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