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Selwyn Monument in Churchyard About 7.5 Metres North of North Porch, Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8231 / 51°49'22"N

Longitude: -2.4118 / 2°24'42"W

OS Eastings: 371712

OS Northings: 213905

OS Grid: SO717139

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.WBCR

Mapcode Global: VH94G.4FTS

Entry Name: Selwyn Monument in Churchyard About 7.5 Metres North of North Porch, Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420072

Location: Westbury-on-Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Westbury-on-Severn

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Westbury-on-Severn St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 71 SW WESTBURY-ON-SEVERN WESTBURY VILLAGE

11/244 Selwyn monument in churchyard
about 7.5m north of north porch,
Church of St. Peter and St. Paul

GV II

Chest tomb; Samuel Selwyn, mid C18; stone. Flat lid, moulded
edge; quarter-square gadrooned bulbous corner balusters. Long
sides main section flanked by narrow panels. In top of centre a
head with wings, flowers to pendant rings in corners, below a
flower, and rococo scrolls framing panel. Main part of panel
curved back at edges to give relief to carving. Flanking panels
pendant ring at top, flowers below. Ends rococo surround to
panel, edges curved back to give relief to carving. Initial
inscription a little worn, date illegible; later inscriptions,
some on lid, latest date 1817. A fine mid C18 monument. Near
another Selwyn monument, (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SO7171213905

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