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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1130156
English Heritage Legacy ID: 54686
Location: Sawtry, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28
Civil Parish: Sawtry
Traditional County: Huntingdonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Sawtry All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Ely
TL 18 SE SAWTRY CONINGTON FEN ROAD
5/54 Row of five
churchyard of former
Parish Church of St
demolished) 40 yards
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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