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Group of 3 Chest Tombs About 9 Yards South East of Chancel of the Church of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadwas, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1937 / 52°11'37"N

Longitude: -2.3596 / 2°21'34"W

OS Eastings: 375518

OS Northings: 255112

OS Grid: SO755551

Mapcode National: GBR 0DM.J7Y

Mapcode Global: VH92R.14Y4

Plus Code: 9C4V5JVR+F5

Entry Name: Group of 3 Chest Tombs About 9 Yards South East of Chancel of the Church of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 15 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349346

English Heritage Legacy ID: 151693

Location: Broadwas, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR6

County: Worcestershire

Civil Parish: Broadwas

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: The Lower Teme Valley Parish

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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3/11 Group of 3 chest tombs
about 9 yards south east
of the chancel of the
Church of St Mary Magdalene


Group of 3 chest tombs. c1830; the tomb south of the group is a late C19 copy.
Sandstone ashlar. Greek-revival in style. The two oldest tombs have moulded
plinths and reeded corner pilaster strips with rosettes above; the middle tomb
also has reeded pilaster strips at the centre of its north and south sides;
ridged capping and antefixae; shaped inscription panels have corner rosettes
and inscriptions of varied lettering. The later tomb is a simplified version;
reeded pilaster strips to just north and south faces; slightly ridged capping
with antefixae and rectangular inscription panels. The inscriptions on the
north tomb are illegible. The middle tomb has one legible panel to Elizabeth
Birch, died 1823. The south tomb has one panel to Fanny Davies, died 1807,
and Benjamin Davies, died 1871, and an end panel to Mary Smith, died 1902.

Listing NGR: SO7551855112

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