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Row of 29 Headstones Approximately 8 Metrers South of Tower of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Adderbury, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0147 / 52°0'52"N

Longitude: -1.3155 / 1°18'55"W

OS Eastings: 447070

OS Northings: 235364

OS Grid: SP470353

Mapcode National: GBR 7TF.Q6Z

Mapcode Global: VHCWG.4MWC

Entry Name: Row of 29 Headstones Approximately 8 Metrers South of Tower of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 5 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300954

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243788

Location: Adderbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX17

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Adderbury

Built-Up Area: Adderbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Adderbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(West side)
Adderbury East
7/66 Row of 29 headstones approx.
8m S of tower of Church of St.

29 headstones. Late C17, early C18 and mid C18. Mostly marlstone but some
limestone. Nos.2, 4 to 12, 14, 18, 19, 22, 25 and 28 are early C18 with
segmental heads and cartouches formed by flowers, drapery and cherubs. Nos.1, 3,
15, 16, 20, 26 and 27 have shallower carving and are mostly later. No.13, in
limestone, has a scrolled head and a shield-shaped inscription panel, framed by
fruit and flowers, commemorating William Caseles (d.1680). No.17 has a square
recessed panel flanked by scrolls commemorating William Wise (d.1699). No.21 has
an inscription, framed by drapery and flowers below a winged-cherub head,
commemorating Richard Pottienger (d.1688/9). No.23. has a scrolled head and an
inscription panel formed on folded drapery, the inscription commemorating
Margaret Lawry (d.1692). No.24 has a rectangular panel flanked by scrolls and is
probably c.1700; it commemorates Elizabeth Horwood. No.29 has a recessed
shield-shaped panel below a scrolled head, and commemorates Jane Baswell
(d.1662). The headstones are arranged in a single closely-spaced row against the
boundary wall of the Manor House (q.v.).
(Country Life, 1949, Vol 105, p89)

Listing NGR: SP4707035364

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