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Row of 9 Monuments in the Churchyard of St Peter Circ 7 Metres East of the South Porch

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Rissington, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8779 / 51°52'40"N

Longitude: -1.7261 / 1°43'34"W

OS Eastings: 418950

OS Northings: 219966

OS Grid: SP189199

Mapcode National: GBR 4QN.8FB

Mapcode Global: VHBZK.12B6

Entry Name: Row of 9 Monuments in the Churchyard of St Peter Circ 7 Metres East of the South Porch

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248347

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429928

Location: Little Rissington, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Little Rissington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Little Rissington St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

LITTLE RISSINGTON LITTLE RISSINGTON VILLAGE
SP 1819-1919
8/218 Row of 9 monuments in the
churchyard of the Church of
St Peter c7m east of the
south porch
GV II
Row of nine headstones. Late C18-early C19. Limestone. From
left to right:-
a) Five headstones all of mostly early C19 in date and all of
similar design to members of the Bennett family. Inscriptions
legible or partially legible with cartouche-like surrounds with
a winged cherub's head at the top.
b) Similar but earlier headstone with an eroded inscription
plaque.
c) Plain segmental-headed stone initialled and dated '(?)C.B /
1730'.
d) Headstone dated 1671. Square inscription plaque with moulded
margin. Head at centre above flanked by scrollwork.

Listing NGR: SP1895019966

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description

LITTLE RISSINGTON LITTLE RISSINGTON VILLAGE
SP 1819-1919
8/218 Row of 9 monuments in the
churchyard of the Church of
St Peter c7m east of the
south porch
GV II
Row of nine headstones. Late C18-early C19. Limestone. From
left to right:-
a) Five headstones all of mostly early C19 in date and all of
similar design to members of the Bennett family. Inscriptions
legible or partially legible with cartouche-like surrounds with
a winged cherub's head at the top.
b) Similar but earlier headstone with an eroded inscription
plaque.
c) Plain segmental-headed stone initialled and dated '(?)C.B /
1730'.
d) Headstone dated 1671. Square inscription plaque with moulded
margin. Head at centre above flanked by scrollwork.

Listing NGR: SP1895019966

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