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Group of 6 Chest Tombs Approximately 15 Metres to South of Chancel of Church of St Lucia

A Grade II Listed Building in Upton Magna, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7079 / 52°42'28"N

Longitude: -2.6623 / 2°39'44"W

OS Eastings: 355348

OS Northings: 312451

OS Grid: SJ553124

Mapcode National: GBR BN.2F85

Mapcode Global: WH9D0.26HD

Entry Name: Group of 6 Chest Tombs Approximately 15 Metres to South of Chancel of Church of St Lucia

Listing Date: 17 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267504

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418210

Location: Upton Magna, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Upton Magna

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Upton Magna St Lucia

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 51 SE UPTON MAGNA C.P. UPTON MAGNA

4/105 Group of 6 chest tombs
- approximately 15 metres
to south of chancel of
Church of St Lucia

GV II

Group of 6 chest tombs. Late C18 or early C19. Grey sandstone ashlar.
Lloyd tomb to east with raised panels, fluted corner piers and chamfered
top with reeded edges; Humphries tomb to north has paired oval side panels
with carved rosettes and flanking panelled pilaster strips, oval end panels
with carved rosettes, and moulded cornice to flat top; central tomb has
2-bay open side panels with central reeded pier, carved end piers, recessed
oval end panels with central carved rosette and carved husks in spandrels,
and moulded cornice to chamfered top; Ellsmere tomb to south has 2-bay
oval side panels with carved spandrels, fluted corner piers, recessed oval
end panels with carved rosettes, and chamfered top with panelled gables;
Ellsmere tomb to south-west has paired moulded square side panels with
central and flanking fluted pilaster strips raised oval end panels and
moulded cornice to chamfered top with panelled gables; chest tomb to far
south-west with moulded plinth, paired raised and fielded side panels,
flanking fluted pilaster strips, raised and fielded square end panels,
and moulded cornice to flat top.

Listing NGR: SJ5534812451

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

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