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Group of Seven Monuments Mostly to Howse and Wise, About 1 to 7 Metres South of South East Nave Window in Churchyard of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Ampney St. Mary, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7125 / 51°42'44"N

Longitude: -1.8919 / 1°53'30"W

OS Eastings: 407565

OS Northings: 201533

OS Grid: SP075015

Mapcode National: GBR 3R1.NHD

Mapcode Global: VHB2S.5751

Entry Name: Group of Seven Monuments Mostly to Howse and Wise, About 1 to 7 Metres South of South East Nave Window in Churchyard of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129799

Location: Ampney St. Mary, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Ampney St. Mary

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Ampney St Peter with St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(off south side)

5/58 Group of seven Monuments mostly to
Howse and Wise, about 1-7m south of
south-east nave window in church-
yard of Church of St. Mary


Group of 7 chest tombs, including head and footstones attached to
unidentified pair of monuments. Nearest porch from south to
north: Howse family, earliest decipherable inscription 1784;
Richard Howse, died 1767; Howse family, earliest decipherable
1731; unidentified, probably Howse family, 1763. Further from
porch from south to north: Wise family, earliest decipherable
inscription, 1780; unidentified pair, probably Wise family, early
C18. All limestone. All with moulded plinth and capping except
for unidentified pair. Three Howse monuments have single step
tent top and 2 have lyre ends with side panels divided into 2.
All have fielded panels, and all beginning to break up at time of
survey (August 1985). Wise monument has stepped tent top with
rounded top moulding, fielded south panel and rest recessed.
Unidentified pair are set immediately adjoining and have slab top
and sides, with plain footstones and carved headstones with cherub
head and cartouche for inscription on west side.

Listing NGR: SP0756501534

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