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Group of Three Monuments Approximately 20 Metres North of North Wall of Abbey Nave

A Grade II Listed Building in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9907 / 51°59'26"N

Longitude: -2.1611 / 2°9'39"W

OS Eastings: 389035

OS Northings: 232479

OS Grid: SO890324

Mapcode National: GBR 1JR.0H5

Mapcode Global: VH93T.H7C9

Plus Code: 9C3VXRRQ+7H

Entry Name: Group of Three Monuments Approximately 20 Metres North of North Wall of Abbey Nave

Listing Date: 25 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281116

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376584

Location: Tewkesbury, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Tewkesbury

Built-Up Area: Tewkesbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tewkesbury St Mary the Virgin (Tewkesbury Abbey)

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


SO8932 ABBEY CHURCHYARD, Abbey Precincts
859-1/6/373 Group of three monuments approx. 20
metres north of north wall of Abbey


Group of 3 monuments in N/S line. C18 and C19. (i) Chest tomb.
1788. Sandstone. To George VERNON, d.1788 aged 17. Flat ledger
slab to moulded edges, raised panels, flared cavetto base on
platform. Further inscriptions on the ledger, including
Thomas, 1805, in infancy, and Susannah, 1807, aged 2 weeks,
and others up to 1973. The inscriptions to S and E appear to
have been recut; (ii) Upright chest tomb. Mid C19. Sandstone.
To William MOORE and others. Flat pyramidal ledger with leaf
enrichment to arrises, moulded edges, raised panels, inset
ends to moulded cornice and base, on cavetto base, and
platform shared with Merrett monument; (iii) Chest tomb. 1833.
Sandstone. To Thomas MERRETT, 1833, and others. Flat ledger
slab to moulded edges, raised panels, inset ends, all to a
common cornice mould, on a bulbous ovolo-mould base and
platform shared with adjacent MOORE monument.

Listing NGR: SO8903532479

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