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Group of 4 Headstones in the Churchyard of the Church of St John the Baptist Circa 4 1/2-7 Metres South of the South Porch

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke Orchard, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9637 / 51°57'49"N

Longitude: -2.1397 / 2°8'22"W

OS Eastings: 390496

OS Northings: 229479

OS Grid: SO904294

Mapcode National: GBR 1JY.ZSX

Mapcode Global: VH93T.VWPZ

Entry Name: Group of 4 Headstones in the Churchyard of the Church of St John the Baptist Circa 4 1/2-7 Metres South of the South Porch

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154039

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134534

Location: Stoke Orchard, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Stoke Orchard

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tredington St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


7/126 Group of 4 headstones in the
churchyard of the Church of
St John the Baptist c4.5-7m
south of the south porch


Pair of headstones and 2 single headstones. Limestone.
Left-hand, headstone to Ann, wife of Thomas Surman, died 1695;
winged cherub's head at top.
Right-hand to Philip and John Surman. Philip, died
1670, John died 1680. Margins either side and upper part of the
headstone with raised deeply carved foliate decoration. Winged
cherub's head at top.
Unidentified headstone c2m to east with a winged cherub's head at
top. Inscription flanked by stylized Ionic columns with skulls at
the base of each.
Headstone c4m west of the chest tomb to Jane wife of John (Surman),
son of Thomas Surman, died 1678. Foliate margin, deeply incised
scrollwork at top.

Listing NGR: SO9049629479

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