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Row of 29 Headstones Ranged Along North Wall, Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Banbury, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0616 / 52°3'41"N

Longitude: -1.3392 / 1°20'20"W

OS Eastings: 445402

OS Northings: 240566

OS Grid: SP454405

Mapcode National: GBR 7ST.Q8F

Mapcode Global: VHCW7.QFXX

Entry Name: Row of 29 Headstones Ranged Along North Wall, Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 14 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199722

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244371

Location: Banbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX16

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Banbury

Built-Up Area: Banbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Banbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP4540NW (East side)
6/77 Row of 29 headstones ranged
along N wall, Church of St.

Row of 29 headstones. C17 and C18. Ironstone. From left to right. First group of
7 headstones: some segmentally headed, most boldly carved with cartouches
cherubs heads, scrolls, flowers and fruit. Second group of 6 headstones: mostly
boldly carved with scrolls, wreaths, cherubs heads and floral decoration. One
dated 1680 has winged head and wreath. Third group of 7 headstones: mostly
boldly carved with cartouches, panels, skulls and cherubs heads. Scrolled or
cambered heads. One double headstone with open pages of a book. Fourth group of
9 headstones: tall and plain with cambered heads apart from one which is boldly
carved with cartouche and cherub's head. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SP4539640566

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