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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
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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1186490
English Heritage Legacy ID: 354165
Location: Littledean, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14
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
SO 61 SE LITTLEDEAN CHURCH STREET
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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