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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
Entry Name: Jordan Memorial, in the Churchyard 2 Metres West of Porch of Church of St Mary the Virgin
Listing Date: 24 September 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1186315
English Heritage Legacy ID: 353728
Location: English Bicknor, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL16
District: Forest of Dean
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
SO 51 NE ENGLISH BICKNOR ENGLISH BICKNOR
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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