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Group of 3 Chest Tombs Approximately 24 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Leonard

A Grade II Listed Building in Eynsham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7798 / 51°46'47"N

Longitude: -1.3734 / 1°22'24"W

OS Eastings: 443325

OS Northings: 209197

OS Grid: SP433091

Mapcode National: GBR 7X8.7MN

Mapcode Global: VHCXL.4JSH

Plus Code: 9C3WQJHG+WJ

Entry Name: Group of 3 Chest Tombs Approximately 24 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Leonard

Listing Date: 17 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283707

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252264

Location: Eynsham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX29

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Eynsham

Built-Up Area: Eynsham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Eynsham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP4309 (South side)
14/180 Group of 3 chest tombs approx.
24m. S of chancel of Church of
St. Leonard


3 chest tombs. Early C19. Limestone Central tapered sarcophagus-type tomb
commemorates Joseph Bowerman (died 1813) and family. Chest tomb to north:
moulded plinth and cornice, and scribed fluting to splayed corners; main panel
has tapered inscription panel with carved spandrels. Chest tomb to south:
moulded plinth, cornice and capping; fluted pilasters flank scribed inscription
panels; nowy-headed end panels.

Listing NGR: SP4332509197

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