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Minchin Monument in the Churchyard Approximately 5 Metres North of Wells Monument to East of Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Quedgeley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8259 / 51°49'33"N

Longitude: -2.2809 / 2°16'51"W

OS Eastings: 380738

OS Northings: 214183

OS Grid: SO807141

Mapcode National: GBR 0K6.D60

Mapcode Global: VH94J.FC1L

Plus Code: 9C3VRPG9+9J

Entry Name: Minchin Monument in the Churchyard Approximately 5 Metres North of Wells Monument to East of Church of St James

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131826

Location: Quedgeley, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Quedgeley

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Quedgeley

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Minchin monument in the churchyard approximately 5m north of Wells monument to east of Church of St. James


Pedestal tomb. Dated 1756. Limestone. Tall and rectangular,
with bow-ends and gadrooned corner balusters. Recessed beaded
panel to ends with 5 cherub's heads grouped around sun-burst to
west; military trophy to east with central open book. Cartouche
in recessed moulded side panels, with 2 cherub's heads under shroud
to south. Hollow moulded top; cyma moulded plinth. Inscriptions
illegible, but richly modelled decoration. Recorded as inscribed
to Christopher Minchin, died 1756. (G. Burgess, English Churchyard
Memorials, 1963.)

Listing NGR: SO8073814183

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