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Unidentified Chest Tomb Circa 2 1/2 Metres South of South Tower Wall, at Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7301 / 51°43'48"N

Longitude: -2.3775 / 2°22'38"W

OS Eastings: 374026

OS Northings: 203556

OS Grid: SO740035

Mapcode National: GBR 0L6.KQH

Mapcode Global: VH94V.QSZ2

Plus Code: 9C3VPJJF+22

Entry Name: Unidentified Chest Tomb Circa 2 1/2 Metres South of South Tower Wall, at Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 26 April 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340551

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131525

Location: Slimbridge, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL2

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Slimbridge

Built-Up Area: Slimbridge

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Slimbridge St John Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Description

SO 70 SW SLIMBRIDGE ST JOHN'S ROAD
1/84N (east side)

Unidentified chest tomb
c2.5 m south of south
tower wall,
at Church of St John
the Evangelist
II*


Chest tomb. Early C18 or late C17. Limestone. Good baroque design with heavy cyma
top, part sunk cavetto base, lyre ends with rich cartouches including potti heads,
west; cartouches north and south. Remains of inscription, but generally not
legible. A good exmple of Cotswold baroque chest tomb.


Listing NGR: SO7402603556

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