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Five Cornock Monuments, About 4 Metres North of Burley Monument in Churchyard of Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in Berkeley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6893 / 51°41'21"N

Longitude: -2.4572 / 2°27'26"W

OS Eastings: 368488

OS Northings: 199049

OS Grid: ST684990

Mapcode National: GBR JX.4W19

Mapcode Global: VH87K.CS9V

Plus Code: 9C3VMGQV+P4

Entry Name: Five Cornock Monuments, About 4 Metres North of Burley Monument in Churchyard of Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 9 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1221603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 413444

ID on this website: 101221603

Location: St Mary's Church, Berkeley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL13

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Berkeley

Built-Up Area: Berkeley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Berkeley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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(Inset, Section E) (south side)

10/121 Five Cornock monuments, about 4m
north of Burley monument in
churchyard of Church of St. Mary
the Virgin


Five chest tombs in a row, to Cornock family. From south to north
earliest decipherable inscriptions: William Cornock died 1803 (to
north); Nicholas Cornock died 1700, but probably mid C18; John (?)
Cornock died 1729; John Cornock died 1794; Mary Cornock died 1765.
From south to north: 1. Limestone. Flat top, moulded plinth and
capping on large tooled base, indented corners. Ends have diamond
frieze and fielded oval panel to east, urn on moulded panel to
west. Sides have moulded panels with swag and 2 rosettes. 2.
Limestone. Flat top with plain edge and moulded capping below,
moulded plinth on plain base. Sides in 2 panels, all fielded with
relief dividing strips. 3. Stone. Flat top with plain edge and
moulded capping below, wide moulded plinth. Ends have wreathed
oval panels with reliefs in spandrels. South side has 2 plain
fielded panels, north side has large wreathed oval with flanking
cherub heads and swag and flanking spiral reliefs. 4. Limestone.
Flat top, moulded plinth (possibly of different stone) and capping
on plain base. Ends have plain frieze with central rosette and
figure of lady in oval panel. Sides have moulded oval panels with
high relief festoons. 5. Limestone. Flat top with additional
moulding to upper edge, moulded plinth and capping on large plain
base. Quarter balusters, sunk rectangular end panels with rounded
projections at top. Sides have plain fielded inscription panels.

Listing NGR: ST6848899049

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