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Monument to Adye Family in the Churchyard, 1 Metre South West of Porch, Parish Church

A Grade II* Listed Building in Easton Grey, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5874 / 51°35'14"N

Longitude: -2.1735 / 2°10'24"W

OS Eastings: 388078

OS Northings: 187634

OS Grid: ST880876

Mapcode National: GBR 1PK.HB2

Mapcode Global: VH95R.8CTF

Entry Name: Monument to Adye Family in the Churchyard, 1 Metre South West of Porch, Parish Church

Listing Date: 3 December 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283728

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318018

Location: Easton Grey, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Easton Grey

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Easton Grey

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

EASTON GREY MALMESBURY ROAD
ST 88 NE
(south side)
3/21
Monument to Adye family in
the churchyard, lm south-west of
porch, Parish Church
GV II*

Chest tomb of exceptional quality. 1731. Limestone. Rococo style
with moulded plinth, deeply projecting cyma-recta moulded slab and
gadrooned, scrolled and fluted angle pilasters. Elaborately carved
in deep relief with 2 putti to south face flanking an inscription
cartouche: florid lettering in italic script. Further putti to
west end; skulls, an hour glass and scythe and devil's head to
east end. The Adye family held the manor of Easton Grey in the
early C18.
(Shell Guide to Wiltshire, 1968)


Listing NGR: ST8807887634

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