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Scattered Group of Eight Chest Tombs North of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Foy, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 51.9522 / 51°57'8"N

Longitude: -2.5865 / 2°35'11"W

OS Eastings: 359786

OS Northings: 228357

OS Grid: SO597283

Mapcode National: GBR FR.M310

Mapcode Global: VH86B.36Y7

Entry Name: Scattered Group of Eight Chest Tombs North of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 19 June 1987

Last Amended: 19 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099270

English Heritage Legacy ID: 154284

Location: Foy, County of Herefordshire, HR9

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Foy

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Foy

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 52 NE
3/25 Scattered group of
8 chest tombs north of
Church of St Mary
Scattered group of chest tombs. C18 and C19. Sandstone ashlar, rectangular
plan, mainly with moulded plinths and cappings.
Defaced tomb, approximately 0.75 m north of nave. C18; Shaped end panels
with traces of cartouches, floral motifs flank rectangular inscription panels.
Defaced tomb, approximately 7 m north of nave. C18, Shaped end panel with
traces of cartouche, traces of oval inscription panel.
Defaced tomb, approximately 1.5 m north of nave. Mid- to late C18. Elaborately
swagged shaped end panel with cartouche and winged cherub heads, defaced convex
oval shaped inscription panel with traces of scroll motif.
Defaced tomb, approximately 12 m north of chancel arch. Late C18. Balusters
flank inscription panel, urns in relief to short sides, traces of scrolled
surround to inscription panel.
Defaced tomb, approximately 0.5 m north of chancel. C18. Formerly in railed
enclosure, shaped end panels with oval inset.
Defaced tomb, approximately 20 m north of chancel. C17 - C18. Plain sides
with cross in relief on capping.
Collins memorial. Early C19. End balusters and fielded inscription panels.
Bennett memorial. Early C19. Pyramidal upper surface to capping, balusters
flank inscription panel with decorative floral ornament in corners. Commemorates
Mary Bennett, died 1828.

Listing NGR: SO5978628357

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