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Group of 4 Churchyard Tombs, East of St Mary's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4545 / 51°27'16"N

Longitude: -0.973 / 0°58'22"W

OS Eastings: 471457

OS Northings: 173331

OS Grid: SU714733

Mapcode National: GBR QLG.K1

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.2PZW

Entry Name: Group of 4 Churchyard Tombs, East of St Mary's Church

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321886

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39157

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Reading St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

ST MARY'S CHURCHYARD
1.
5128
Group of 4 Churchyard
Tombs, east of
St Mary's Church
SU 7173 SW 2/235A
II GV
2.
The churchyard contains a good number of early C19 pyramid capped tombs and
2 good groups of chest tombs.
1. Circa 1836 with corner piers in Portland stone, cable mould to panels.
2. Newberry tomb circa 1800: Portland with double panelled sides.
3. Circa 1790-1810: Deane tomb with double panelled sides, Portland stone.
4. Circa 1796-1829, Thomas Sowden tomb: Portland stone with fluted corner
balusters and York stone tablets. Railings removed.


Listing NGR: SU7145773331

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