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Group of 5 Chest Tombs 2-7 Metres East of Church of St Peter and St Paul, in Angle Between South Transept and Chancel

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadwell, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7356 / 51°44'8"N

Longitude: -1.6359 / 1°38'9"W

OS Eastings: 425236

OS Northings: 204163

OS Grid: SP252041

Mapcode National: GBR 5TV.17C

Mapcode Global: VHC05.LMHV

Plus Code: 9C3WP9P7+6J

Entry Name: Group of 5 Chest Tombs 2-7 Metres East of Church of St Peter and St Paul, in Angle Between South Transept and Chancel

Listing Date: 4 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283521

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253437

ID on this website: 101283521

Location: St Peter and St Paul's Church, Broadwell, West Oxfordshire, GL7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Broadwell

Built-Up Area: Broadwell

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Broadwell with Kelmscott

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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(West side)
8/123 Group of 5 chest tombs 2-7m E
of Church of St. Peter and St.
Paul, in angle between S
transept and chancel

Group of 5 chest tombs, all of limestone. 1) to Elizabeth, wife of Martin
Turner, 1724, and to son Martin 1729. End panels have later inscriptions to
Francis Turner 1739 and Mary Turner 1749. Inscription panels are moulded the
south-east panel with flanking scrolls. Moulded cornice lid with bale top. 2) to
William ?, mid-late C18, with mostly illegible inscriptions. Moulded cornice lid
and top; recessed corners with square balusters; carved cherub heads on
south-east and south-west inscription panels. 3) to William Bolt 1775, with
later inscriptions to William Bolt 1798, William Bolt 181?, and Mary Bolt 1821.
A taller tomb with moulded base, cornice lid and high moulded top. South-east
and north-west panels project, the former with foliated scroll border and winged
cherub head, the latter with simpler moulded panels. Ends have carved foliage
friezes with shell motifs, the south-west end with oval panel, the north-east
end with foliated panel. 4) to Margaret ?, late C18, with moulded cornice lid
and top. Moulded inscription panels, that to south-east with foliated scroll
ornament to either side. 5) to Mary ?, late C18. Moulded base, coved cornice lid
with small coffin-shaped slab on top. Moulded inscription panels, one with
winged cherub head. Triple fluted pilasters.

Listing NGR: SP2523004163

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