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Thorpe Monument,immediately Adjacent to Bay 1 of Nave from East on North Side in Churchyard of Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in Berkeley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6892 / 51°41'21"N

Longitude: -2.4574 / 2°27'26"W

OS Eastings: 368475

OS Northings: 199042

OS Grid: ST684990

Mapcode National: GBR JX.4VYQ

Mapcode Global: VH87K.CS6W

Plus Code: 9C3VMGQV+M2

Entry Name: Thorpe Monument,immediately Adjacent to Bay 1 of Nave from East on North Side in Churchyard of Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 9 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304472

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132250

Location: Berkeley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL13

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Berkeley

Built-Up Area: Berkeley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Berkeley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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(Inset, Section E) (south side)

10/109 Thorpe monument, immediately
adjacent to bay 1 of nave from east
on north side in churchyard of
Church of St. Mary the Virgin.


Chest tomb, George and Mary Thorpe, latter died 1669. Limestone.
Flat top, moulded plinth and capping. Ends have oval panels with
heads or skulls. Sides divided into 2 recessed panels with coats
of arms to east and inscriptions to west. Top badly eroded, north
east side panel breaking up and partially overgrown at time of
survey (Nov. 1984). George and Mary Thorpe were grandchildren of
George Thorpe and John Smyth who were co-sponsors with Richard
Berkeley and Sir William Throckmorton of the Berkeley Hundred
Plantation in Virginia, USA, in 1619.

Listing NGR: ST6847599042

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