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2 Harper Monuments in Churchyard, About 16 Metres North of Centre of North Face of Tower, Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8233 / 51°49'23"N

Longitude: -2.4118 / 2°24'42"W

OS Eastings: 371715

OS Northings: 213935

OS Grid: SO717139

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.WBCN

Mapcode Global: VH94G.4FVL

Plus Code: 9C3VRHFQ+87

Entry Name: 2 Harper Monuments in Churchyard, About 16 Metres North of Centre of North Face of Tower, Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354305

Location: Westbury-on-Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Westbury-on-Severn

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Westbury-on-Severn St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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11/224 2 Harper monuments in churchyard,
about 16m north of centre of north
face of tower, Church of St. Peter
and St. Paul


2 chest combs; 1781 and 1769; stone. Southern, flat lid, plain
moulded edge, quarter square corner balusters carved with square
scrolls and leaves. South side narrow top margin, with main
central part flanked by narrow rectangular ends: centre head with
wings at top, rococo scrolls around panel. End panels pendant
rings with flowers below. Ends rectangular panels with rococo
scrolling around edge. To Mary Harper, died 1781, long s used in
inscription: inscription to Thomas Harper, her husband, died 1785,
added. Record of children dying before parents on end. Later
inscriptions on lid.
Adjoining, immediately to north, flat lid, plain moulded edge;
north face as south of Mary Harper monument, but with flowers and
ribbon edging to main central panel rather than scrolls. Quarter
square gadrooned balusters at corners; ends serpent of eternity
around an hourglass, fronds above, feathers to sides, further
carving as stand below. To John, son of Thomas Harper, died 1769.
Adjacent faces of monuments not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO7171513935

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