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Pair of Pope Monuments, About 8 Metres North East of Couling Monument, in Churchyard of Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in Kempsford, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6672 / 51°40'2"N

Longitude: -1.7681 / 1°46'5"W

OS Eastings: 416136

OS Northings: 196520

OS Grid: SU161965

Mapcode National: GBR 4T3.HSB

Mapcode Global: VHB31.9CN7

Plus Code: 9C3WM68J+VQ

Entry Name: Pair of Pope Monuments, About 8 Metres North East of Couling Monument, in Churchyard of Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 128947

Location: Kempsford, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Kempsford

Built-Up Area: Fairford Airfield

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Kempsford with Whelford

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(south side)

8/102 Pair of Pope monuments, about 8m
north-east of Couling monument, in
churchyard of Church of St. Mary
the Virgin


Two chest tombs. Thomas Pope Sen., died 1759 (to north), Thomas
Pope died 1816. Limestone.
To north, moulded plinth and capping on base, fluted frieze.
Plain end ovals with low relief spandrels, sides divided into 2
plain ovals also with low relief spandrels. Stepped tent top with
curved edges and longitudinal roll moulding.
To south, moulded plinth and capping on base, plain frieze.
Recessed end panels. Sides have plain ovals in rectangular frames
with low relief spandrels and flanking reeded strips. Stepped
tent top with straight edges.

Listing NGR: SU1613796518

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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