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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
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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1349346
English Heritage Legacy ID: 151693
Location: Broadwas, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR6
District: Malvern Hills
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
SO 75 NE BROADWAS CP CHURCH LANE
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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