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Margaret Parsons Monument in the Churchyard of the Church of St Nicholas Circa 4 Metres East of Chancel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Upper Oddington, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.928 / 51°55'40"N

Longitude: -1.6596 / 1°39'34"W

OS Eastings: 423504

OS Northings: 225555

OS Grid: SP235255

Mapcode National: GBR 5RH.184

Mapcode Global: VHBZ6.6S0V

Entry Name: Margaret Parsons Monument in the Churchyard of the Church of St Nicholas Circa 4 Metres East of Chancel

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155286

English Heritage Legacy ID: 130282

Location: Oddington, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL56

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Oddington

Built-Up Area: Upper Oddington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Oddington Holy Ascension

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text



Margaret Parsons monument in the
churchyard of the Church of
St Nicholas c 4m east of chancel


Chest tomb to Margaret Parsons dated 1695. Limestone. Sides
divided into 3 panels, each containing a blind arch with keystones
and imposts, single 6-panel flower in each spandrel. Fluted
pilasters with Ionic capitals and raised diamond shaped decoration
flanking each panel. Thistle decoration within central panel,
foliate decoration within flanking panels, beaded moulding with
miniative modillion cornice above. North side same as south but
badly eroded. Incised partly legible inscription in italic at both
ends. Carved life-sized female figure in long dress on top of
tomb. Traces of lettering on pillow. (Edith Brill, Cotswold
Crafts, (1977), P65).

Listing NGR: SP2350425555

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