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Latitude: 51.7834 / 51°47'0"N
Longitude: -2.182 / 2°10'55"W
OS Eastings: 387540
OS Northings: 209432
OS Grid: SO875094
Mapcode National: GBR 1M7.156
Mapcode Global: VH94S.4F9P
Entry Name: Friends Burial Ground
Listing Date: 24 August 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1340507
English Heritage Legacy ID: 133207
Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6
Civil Parish: Painswick
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Sheepscombe St John the Apostle
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
PAINSWICK BEECH LANE (off south
Friends' Burial Ground
Former burial ground. Datestone 1658. Walled enclosure in drystone limestone,
some weathered stone coping to west and south, some large slabs to north; varied
heights but from 1 m to 1.5 m high from within enclosure which is about
17 x 10 m. On the west,side is a large stone stile slab set in to the wall, the
back inscribed MM-708 (presumably 1708), front, approached by 3 concrete block
stops 2 m wide and carrying a cast iron plaque Friends Burial Ground 1658. The
enclosure includes a series of 6 ledger slabs and 2 coffin stones, all with
evidences of inscriptions, but not now eligible. A very valuable survival, well
away from normal access in the area. (Hyett, F A, Glimpses of the History of
Listing NGR: SO8754009432
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