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Group of 7 Monuments in Churchyard 4 to 7 Metres South of Chancel, Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3767 / 51°22'35"N

Longitude: -1.9469 / 1°56'48"W

OS Eastings: 403791

OS Northings: 164178

OS Grid: SU037641

Mapcode National: GBR 3W1.LLX

Mapcode Global: VHB49.6NLJ

Plus Code: 9C3W93G3+M6

Entry Name: Group of 7 Monuments in Churchyard 4 to 7 Metres South of Chancel, Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 29 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286204

English Heritage Legacy ID: 311535

Location: Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire, SN10

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bishops Cannings

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bishop's Cannings and Etchilhampton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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SU 06 SW (east side)
6/114 Group of 7 monuments in churchyard
4-7m south of chancel, Church of
St Mary


Group of seven chest tombs in 3 rows. C18-C19. All limestone.
Eastern row, from north:
(a) Double moulded table and base. Centre and corner pilasters
with coarse floral scrollwork, supporting architrave. Raised
shields with floral work around. To John Brown, date illegible.
(b) Fluted end pilasters and reeded fascia with rosettes. Rilled
central section separating panels, to Hannah --, died 1814.
Central row from north;
(c) Double chest tomb. Corniced table and moulded base. Recessed
corner balusters Fielded panels, to William Ruddle, died 1728,
and George Ruddle, died 1732.
(d) Chest tomb. Cavetto table and moulded base. Recessed side
panels between thin pilasters. To Thomas Bound, died 1801,
Marianne Bound, etc.
West row, from north:
(e) Corniced table. End fluted pilasters with entablature. Raised
side shields, to Jane Dargiffer(?) died 1833, etc. (f) Similar
tomb, but with end shields. Unidentified.
(g) Moulded table and chamfered base. Flush fluted pilasters.. and
reeded fascia. To Thomas, William, and Mary -- died 1733, etc.

Listing NGR: SU0379164178

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