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Bennnett Monument in Churchyard, About 2 Metres East of North Gate to Bell Lane from Churchyard, Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8236 / 51°49'24"N

Longitude: -2.412 / 2°24'43"W

OS Eastings: 371702

OS Northings: 213965

OS Grid: SO717139

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.WBBG

Mapcode Global: VH94G.4FRD

Plus Code: 9C3VRHFQ+C6

Entry Name: Bennnett Monument in Churchyard, About 2 Metres East of North Gate to Bell Lane from Churchyard, Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354298

ID on this website: 101186544

Location: St Mary's Church, Westbury-on-Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Westbury-on-Severn

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Westbury-on-Severn St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

Tagged with: Monument

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11/217 Bennett monument in churchyard,
about 2m east of north gate to Be
Lane from churchyard, Church of
St. Peter and St. Paul


Chest tomb; early C19; ashlar. Plain lid, moulded edge,
rectangular reeded pilaster at corners, framing raised rectangular
panel with moulded edge and scalloped corners to long sides,
anthemia in corners. Ends similar, but raised circular panel.
Moulded top to plinth, sets forward for pilasters. Inscriptions
to members of Bennett family, 1816 to 1844, some on lid. Lettering
well cut: Gothic lettering in first line of 1824 inscription;
some italic lettering. Design same as adjoining monument to Major
General Richard Legge, (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SO7170213965

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