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Group of 9 Seventeenth Century Headstones Approximately 16 Metres South East of Porch, Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in Cropredy, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1162 / 52°6'58"N

Longitude: -1.3165 / 1°18'59"W

OS Eastings: 446900

OS Northings: 246647

OS Grid: SP469466

Mapcode National: GBR 7S8.9Z6

Mapcode Global: VHCW2.42DK

Plus Code: 9C4W4M8M+FC

Entry Name: Group of 9 Seventeenth Century Headstones Approximately 16 Metres South East of Porch, Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 26 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216279

English Heritage Legacy ID: 401493

Location: Cropredy, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX17

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Cropredy

Built-Up Area: Cropredy

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cropredy

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

Tagged with: Tombstone

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Description


CROPREDY CHURCH LANE
SP4646 (East side)
14/55 Group of 9 C17 headstones
approx. 16m SE of porch.
Church of St. Mary the Virgin

GV II


Group of 9 C17 headstones in a row lining the Church path to south porch. Mostly
boldly carved ironstone. From left to right. 1) Dated 1631. 2) Dated 1699.
Decorated with swaps and cherubs heads. 3) Dated 1699. Decorated with swags and
sticks. 4) Dated 1698. Twisted rope and winged cherubs head. 5) Dated 1679.
Ecrolied head and cartouche. 6) Dated 1663. Inscription to Elizabeth, wife of
John Wolgrave. 7) Dated 1693. 8) Dated 1663. Ionic pilaster decoration. 9) Dated
1663. Rustic carving.


Listing NGR: SP4690246643

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