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Townesend Chest Tomb, 7 Yards South East of Rood Stairtower of Holy Trinity Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Wickwar, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5983 / 51°35'53"N

Longitude: -2.4004 / 2°24'1"W

OS Eastings: 372360

OS Northings: 188904

OS Grid: ST723889

Mapcode National: GBR JZ.BJX6

Mapcode Global: VH95M.B3V2

Entry Name: Townesend Chest Tomb, 7 Yards South East of Rood Stairtower of Holy Trinity Church

Listing Date: 5 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321143

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34779

Location: Wickwar, South Gloucestershire, GL12

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Wickwar

Built-Up Area: Wickwar

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Wickwar Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ST 7288 WICKWAR CHURCH LANE

9/156 Townesend Chest Tomb, 7 yards
south east-of Rood Stairtower
G.V. of Holy Trinity Church

II

Chest tomb. John Townesend, died 1732, wife died 1690. Limestone ashlar.
Square inscribed panels; corner balusters; moulded plinth and cornice. The
chest tombs form a good collection of local and classical tomb forms and
contribute greatly to the setting of the church.


Listing NGR: ST7236088904

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

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