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Escort Chest Tomb, 3 Yards South West of South Door of St Leonard's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Tortworth, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6379 / 51°38'16"N

Longitude: -2.4287 / 2°25'43"W

OS Eastings: 370431

OS Northings: 193323

OS Grid: ST704933

Mapcode National: GBR JY.83S7

Mapcode Global: VH87Y.V3F6

Entry Name: Escort Chest Tomb, 3 Yards South West of South Door of St Leonard's Church

Listing Date: 5 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34759

Location: Tortworth, South Gloucestershire, GL12

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Tortworth

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tortworth St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


2/126 Escort Chest Tomb, 3 yards
south west of South Door of St.
G.V. Leonard's Church


Chest tomb. Edward Escort, died c. 1669. Limestone ashlar. Sunken illegible
inscribed panels; moulded plinth and cornice. The chest tombs represent a good
collection of local and classical tomb forms and contribute greatly to the
setting of the church.

Listing NGR: ST7043193323

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

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