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Latitude: 51.954 / 51°57'14"N
Longitude: -1.2783 / 1°16'41"W
OS Eastings: 449694
OS Northings: 228640
OS Grid: SP496286
Mapcode National: GBR 7V8.FN3
Mapcode Global: VHCWV.S4LV
Entry Name: Group of 4 Headstones Approximately 1 Metre North of North Aisle of Church of St James
Listing Date: 26 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1225735
English Heritage Legacy ID: 422197
Location: Somerton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25
Civil Parish: Somerton
Built-Up Area: Somerton
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Somerton
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SOMERTON CHURCH STREET
SP42NE (South side)
2/81 Group of 4 headstones approx.
In N of north aisle of Church
of St. James
4 headstones. c.1700. Marlstone. Small stones have shield-shaped panels below
shaped heads, each of which features a cross standing on a skull flanked by
crossed bones. The inscriptions are partly illegible but include the dates 1692,
1695 and 1704. The use of the cross is very unusual before the mid C19 and may
indicate a Recusant connection.
Listing NGR: SP4969428640
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