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Gloucester and Sperry Monuments, in the Churchyard, About 4m South of West Bay of South Aisle, Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckland, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 52.0223 / 52°1'20"N

Longitude: -1.8824 / 1°52'56"W

OS Eastings: 408165

OS Northings: 235993

OS Grid: SP081359

Mapcode National: GBR 3MC.4XF

Mapcode Global: VHB17.BF6K

Entry Name: Gloucester and Sperry Monuments, in the Churchyard, About 4m South of West Bay of South Aisle, Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 7 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091845

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134795

Location: Buckland, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, WR12

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Buckland

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Buckland St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 03 NE
2/14 Gloucester and Sperry monuments, in
the churchyard, about 4m south of
west bay of south aisle, Church of
St Michael
Chest tombs. Possibly late C17; 1810. Stone. Elder, to Thomas
Gloucester, alias Warkinan; weathered lid, moulded edge, plain
sides framed rib at ends. East end, semi-circular headed recess,
impost blocks, keystone, sunk spandrels, leaf decoration each side.
Within recess cherub's head, palm fronds and crossed bones. West
end obscured by ivy: probably paired arches with carved decoration
in head. Later inscriptions; 1674/6 dates on north side. To
south short chest tomb, to Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Sperry. Flat
lid, moulded edge, slightly indented at corner on long sides.
Sides, raised moulding, scalloped corners with paterae, swelling
centre. Ends wide pilaster, eared rectangular panel on stem with
raised moulding, gadrooning below: fluted returns to sides.
Moulded base. Other inscriptions.

Listing NGR: SP0816735993

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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