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Row of Five Headstones in Churchyard of Former Parish Church of St Andrew (Now Demolished) 40 Yards from the Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Sawtry, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4406 / 52°26'26"N

Longitude: -0.2719 / 0°16'18"W

OS Eastings: 517559

OS Northings: 283920

OS Grid: TL175839

Mapcode National: GBR GZW.XR0

Mapcode Global: VHGL8.7XLD

Entry Name: Row of Five Headstones in Churchyard of Former Parish Church of St Andrew (Now Demolished) 40 Yards from the Road

Listing Date: 2 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54686

Location: Sawtry, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Sawtry

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Sawtry All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text


TL 18 SE SAWTRY CONINGTON FEN ROAD
(East Side)
5/54 Row of five
headstones in
churchyard of former
Parish Church of St
Andrew (now
demolished) 40 yards
from road

GV II
Row of five headstones. C18. Limestone. Comprising:
( i) Headstone. C18. Limestone. Segmental broken pediment with pair of
winged cherubs' heads above an oval tablet carved with inscription in
Gothick, Roman and Italic lettering in low relief. Border of acanthus
and rose, acorn and other emblems.
( ii) Headstone, similar to (i).
(iii) Headstone. C18. Limestone. Segmental head with paired winged cherubs
heads above effigy of deceased and below a square tablet with
inscription in Gothick and Roman lettering and the date 17(3?)6. The
tablet is flanked by naif Atlantes bearing flaming torches on
pedestals, the dies of which are carved with emblems of mortality.
( iv) Headstone. 1728. Limestone. Open segmental head with urn above
square tablet carved in low relief flanked by a border of acanthus and
rose carving and below the Resurrection flanked by Atlantes.
( v) Headstone. C18. Shaped head with pair of winged cherubs above carved
tablet enriched with foliate bosses. Raised tablet with inscription in
Gothick and Roman lettering in low relief.


Listing NGR: TL1755983920

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