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Latitude: 51.8322 / 51°49'55"N
Longitude: -2.3392 / 2°20'21"W
OS Eastings: 376720
OS Northings: 214898
OS Grid: SO767148
Mapcode National: GBR 0K3.3DK
Mapcode Global: VH94H.D6PR
Entry Name: Monument to Arthur Knowles in the Churchyard Approximately 9 Metres South of South Porch to Church of St John
Listing Date: 30 September 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1153809
English Heritage Legacy ID: 131686
Location: Elmore, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL2
Civil Parish: Elmore
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Elmore
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 71 SE ELMORE -
4/28 Monument to Arthur Knowles in the
churchyard approximately 9m south of
south porch to Church of St. John
Chest tomb. Dated 1707. Limestone. Lyre-ended and carved in high
relief. West end has elaborate heraldic cartouche above recumbent
lion; east also has elaborate carving to heart-shaped cartouche.
Central circular inscription panel to south flanked by putti
holding an open book, with angelic musicians behind and smaller
putti below; father time to left and death to right. North side
has similar inscription panel enclosed by fringed curtains held
open by figures bearing open books; again, father time and death.
Cornice moulded top and chamfered base. Inscribed to north side to
Arthur Knowles, died 1707, and on south to other members of family.
An extremely well preserved and highly ornate example of mason's
craftsmanship. (F. Burgess, English Churchyard Memorials, 1979;
and D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Vale and The Forest of Dean,
Listing NGR: SO7672014898
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