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Group of 8 Chest Tombs Approximately 10 Metres South of South Transept of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Witney, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7804 / 51°46'49"N

Longitude: -1.4848 / 1°29'5"W

OS Eastings: 435637

OS Northings: 209212

OS Grid: SP356092

Mapcode National: GBR 6VS.9FY

Mapcode Global: VHC02.6HWZ

Entry Name: Group of 8 Chest Tombs Approximately 10 Metres South of South Transept of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 3 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212137

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252613

Location: Witney, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX28

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Witney

Built-Up Area: Witney

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Witney

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SF3509S (South side)
11/61 Group of 8 chest tombs aoprox.
10m. S of S transept of Church
of St. Mary

Eight chest tombs. Late C17 to early C19. Limestone: Mid C18 tomb to north has
fielded panels and moulded cornice. Early C19 tomb to east, with moulded plinth,
cornice and top, commemorates John Dix, d.1820. Similar early C19 tomb and 2
late C17 bale tombs to west; bale tomb to north, with carved scrolls and
rosettes and spiral fluting to base, is dated 1704: bale tomb to south, with
fluted bale and epitaph on side, commemorates Margaret White, d.1686. Tomb to
west, with fielded panels and moulded plinth, cornice and top, has dates 1833
and 1832. Two low mid C19 tombs not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SP3563509218

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