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Two Monuments in the Churchyard, 1 to 2 Metres East of North Aisle, Church of the Holy Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Hankerton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.6158 / 51°36'56"N

Longitude: -2.0409 / 2°2'27"W

OS Eastings: 397266

OS Northings: 190770

OS Grid: ST972907

Mapcode National: GBR 2QP.LVQ

Mapcode Global: VHB32.KNY7

Plus Code: 9C3VJX85+8M

Entry Name: Two Monuments in the Churchyard, 1 to 2 Metres East of North Aisle, Church of the Holy Cross

Listing Date: 16 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181808

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315711

ID on this website: 101181808

Location: Holy Cross Church, Hankerton, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Hankerton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Hankerton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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3/89 Two monuments in the churchyard,
1-2m east of north aisle, Church
of the Holy Cross


Two chest tombs. Early and late C18. Limestone. Lettered
north to south.
a) Pearse family. Late C18. Angle pilasters, coved panels to
either side with incised but eroded Roman and italic lettering.
Moulded base and cambered slab.
b) Unidentified. Early C18. Lyre-shaped end panels with floral
decoration to east and putti holding open bible to the west.
Ornate south panel with bold relief carving of hour-glasses,
bibles, putti and swags. Deep chamfered base and slab.

Listing NGR: ST9726690770

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