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Five Chest Tombs in the Churchyard North of Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Heddington, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.395 / 51°23'41"N

Longitude: -2.0024 / 2°0'8"W

OS Eastings: 399928

OS Northings: 166217

OS Grid: ST999662

Mapcode National: GBR 2TF.JJZ

Mapcode Global: VHB48.76RF

Entry Name: Five Chest Tombs in the Churchyard North of Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 31 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240085

English Heritage Legacy ID: 438192

Location: Heddington, Wiltshire, SN11

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Heddington

Built-Up Area: Heddington

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Heddington St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


5/128 Five Chest tombs in the churchyard
north of Church of St. Andrew


Group of five chest tombs, 2 east of church path, 3 west, C18
ashlar. The group comprises, from east:
1. Stephens monument, early to mid C18 with fielded plaques and
relief-ornamented angle and centre piers, scroll-ornamented
frieze and coved capstone. North side inscription to John
Stephens, died 1733.
2. F. &.S. Child monument with shield plaques and pulvinated
frieze broken forward over centre and angle piers. South side
inscriptions to Francis (died 1767) and Stephen (died 1764)
and their father, Francis (died 1780). On north side
inscription to Robert Child (died 1800) and his wife.
3. T. Child monument, early c18, with large oval plaques each
side flanked by fielded panels. West end inscription to
Thomas Child died 1719, main north inscription dated 1737.
4. Unidentified monument, mid C18, with 2 octagonal plaques each
side, relief-ornamented piers and moulded cornice broken
forward over piers. South side inscription to Joseph ? died
5. Pearse monument, mid C18 with 2 arched-headed plaques each
side, ornamented piers, moulded cornice and carved cartouches
to each end. South side inscription to Nicholas Pearse Sr
died 1738 and Mary Pearse died 1735.

Listing NGR: ST9992866217

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