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Six Headstones Running South of South Porch of Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.4547 / 52°27'17"N

Longitude: 0.0512 / 0°3'4"E

OS Eastings: 539477

OS Northings: 286065

OS Grid: TL394860

Mapcode National: GBR L49.1RH

Mapcode Global: VHHHW.TKXK

Plus Code: 9F42F332+VF

Entry Name: Six Headstones Running South of South Porch of Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Listing Date: 14 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125979

English Heritage Legacy ID: 48069

Location: Chatteris, Fenland, Cambridgeshire, PE16

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland

Civil Parish: Chatteris

Built-Up Area: Chatteris

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Chatteris St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Ely

Tagged with: Tombstone

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Row of six headstones
running south of south
porch of Church of
TL 383852 7/111
Ss Peter and Paul

(i) Headstone, mid C18 of limestone in bas-relief. Angel with trumpet of victory above
deceased rising from coffin. Below is rectangular raised and fielded panel flanked by
two angels, one with Book of Knowledge, the other with Crown of Glory.

(ii) Headstone, 1730, of limestone. Two engaged ionic columns with entablature and
segmental pediment. The tympanum with winged cherubs head as risen soul. Circular panel
with inscription, now indecipherable.

(iii) Headstone, similar to (ii), but with Rococo foliate ornament.

(iv) Headstone, limestone, probably Ketton, c1730. This and (v) are larger. Shaped
head with a glory of a winged angel with a crown of honour and a sunray. Below is a
shouldered panel with rosettes to corners, flanked by scrolls and drops of fruit and

(v) Headstone, mid C18. Limestone probably Ketton. Similar to (iv) with winged angel
above circular panel with leaf border and flowers to corners.

(vi) Headstone, mid C18. Limestone. Two naif winged angels with trumpets of victory
supporting a crown of honour. Two female figures with emblems as caryatids flank the

Listing NGR: TL3947786065

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