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Unidentified Headstone, in Churchyard, About 19 1/2 Metres South of East End of Nave, Church of St Ethelbert

A Grade II Listed Building in Littledean, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8196 / 51°49'10"N

Longitude: -2.477 / 2°28'37"W

OS Eastings: 367217

OS Northings: 213552

OS Grid: SO672135

Mapcode National: GBR FX.WD6D

Mapcode Global: VH86Z.0JVF

Plus Code: 9C3VRG9F+V5

Entry Name: Unidentified Headstone, in Churchyard, About 19 1/2 Metres South of East End of Nave, Church of St Ethelbert

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354165

ID on this website: 101186490

Location: St Ethelbert's Church, Littledean, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Littledean

Built-Up Area: Littledean

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Littledean St Ethelbert

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

Tagged with: Tombstone

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10/91 Unidentified headstone, in church-
yard, about 19.5m south of east end
of nave, Church of St. Ethelbert


Unidentified very large headstone; probably about 1800; stone.
About 2.3m high, 120mm thick. Shaped top slightly thicker than
main part; rounded shoulders, followed by slight step to sweep up
to short, central flat. Beaded edge to bottom of top section:
main body beaded on corners and divided into thirds vertically on
both sides with beading. On west face an inset panel with
cambered head and beaded edge has high relief carving of child in
contemporary dress, with leaf scrolls back and front. Carving
good; inscriptions largely weathered off, but text 'Suffer little
children to come unto me.....' still partly legible around top.
Forms part of close group with Wooley and Wood, monuments, (q.v.).
(D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Vale and Forest of Dean, 1970).

Listing NGR: SO6721713552

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