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Latitude: 52.0204 / 52°1'13"N
Longitude: -1.9761 / 1°58'34"W
OS Eastings: 401733
OS Northings: 235772
OS Grid: SP017357
Mapcode National: GBR 2KX.C62
Mapcode Global: VHB15.PHN1
Entry Name: Richard and Hester Clayton Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Peter, Circa 1 1/2 Metres South of the Tower
Listing Date: 4 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1340139
English Heritage Legacy ID: 135158
Location: Dumbleton, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, WR11
Civil Parish: Dumbleton
Built-Up Area: Dumbleton
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Dumbleton St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SP 03 NW
Richard and Hester Clayton monuments
in the churchyard of the Church of
St Peter, c1.5m south of the tower
Pair of headstones reputed to be by Samuel Hobbs. Slate stone.
Each headstone is c2m in height with a curved head.
a) Right-hand headstone to Richard Clayton, died 1797 with
representation of the Crucifixion at the top and angels holding
a crown at the top. Highly ornate floral surround all around
b) Head immediately to the left to Hester, wife of Richard
Clayton, died 1792. Oval containing two angels crowning virgin
at top. Highly ornate floral surround in relief all around
These headstones are unusually large and finely executed examples
of their period.
(David Verey, The Buildings of England: The Vale and the Forest of
Listing NGR: SP0173335772
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