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Birch Chest Tomb, 9 Yards South of Rood Stairtower of Holy Trinity Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Wickwar, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5983 / 51°35'53"N

Longitude: -2.4005 / 2°24'1"W

OS Eastings: 372358

OS Northings: 188902

OS Grid: ST723889

Mapcode National: GBR JZ.BJX6

Mapcode Global: VH95M.B3T2

Entry Name: Birch Chest Tomb, 9 Yards South of Rood Stairtower of Holy Trinity Church

Listing Date: 5 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137146

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34782

Location: Wickwar, South Gloucestershire, GL12

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Wickwar

Built-Up Area: Wickwar

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Wickwar Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


9/159 Birch Chest Tomb, 9 yards south
of Rood Stairtower of Holy
G.V. Trinity Church


Chest tomb. Elizabeth Birch, died 1775. Sandstone ashlar. Inscribed and
enriched panels; fluted pilaster strips; moulded cornice. The chest tombs
form a good collection of local and classical tomb forms and contribute greatly
to the setting of the church.

Listing NGR: ST7235888902

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

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