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Jordan Memorial, in the Churchyard 2 Metres West of Porch of Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in English Bicknor, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8393 / 51°50'21"N

Longitude: -2.6092 / 2°36'33"W

OS Eastings: 358124

OS Northings: 215802

OS Grid: SO581158

Mapcode National: GBR FQ.V9DQ

Mapcode Global: VH86W.Q1HC

Plus Code: 9C3VR9QR+P8

Entry Name: Jordan Memorial, in the Churchyard 2 Metres West of Porch of Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 24 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186315

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353728

Location: English Bicknor, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL16

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: English Bicknor

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: English Bicknor St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Jordan memorial, in the churchyard
2 metres W. of porch of Church
of St. Mary the Virgin


Chest tomb, late C17/early C18. Sandstone. Flat top with moulded
capping. Cartouche at east end with coat of arms, and at west
with inscription (indecipherable). On long sides upturned semi-
circular panels with inscriptions and carved foliage surround with
cherub heads. Fluted lyre ends. Commemorates Anne Jordan d.1691
and her elder sister also Anne Jordan d.1708. Earliest
decipherable inscription in churchyard. "And Also Anne, ye Wife
of John Lib Lamb Gent/Daughr of John Jordan by Eliz his Wife
was/Born March ye 16t 1695 & Buried Oct ye 25t 1708".
"Anne ye Daughr of John Jordan by Eliz/his Wife was Born/April ye
18t 1690 &/Buried ye 25t of May/Following".
One corner of top missing at time of survey (5/6/84)

Listing NGR: SO5812415802

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