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Group of 5 Monuments in the Churchyard, 5 to 7 Metres South and South East of Chancel, Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Chippenham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5751 / 51°34'30"N

Longitude: -2.2495 / 2°14'58"W

OS Eastings: 382802

OS Northings: 186275

OS Grid: ST828862

Mapcode National: GBR 1PN.826

Mapcode Global: VH95P.YNMX

Plus Code: 9C3VHQG2+25

Entry Name: Group of 5 Monuments in the Churchyard, 5 to 7 Metres South and South East of Chancel, Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 3 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355984

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318149

Location: Sopworth, Wiltshire, SN14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Sopworth

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Sopworth St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SOPWORTH CHURCH LANE
ST 88 NW
(north side)
2/152
Group of 5 monuments in the
churchyard, 5-7m south and south-
east of chancel, Church of St Mary
GV II

Five chest tombs. Early-late C18. Limestone. Lettered from east
to west
(a) Unidentified. Mid C18 with floral angle pilasters and raised
and fielded panels to south side framing inscription panel
with egg-and-dart frieze. North side collapsed at time of
resurvey (May 1986). Moulded plinth, cyma recta moulded
cornice to slab.
(b) Unidentified. Mid C18 with angle balusters, floral sprays
framing raised and fielded inscription panels to south side,
similar panel to north. Bead-and-reel moulding to cornice,
cyma recta moulded slab with gadrooned edge. Weather decay to
slab.
(c) Unidentified. Early C18 with floral sprays to angle
pilasters, large inscription panels to each side with swagged
decoration badly decayed and deeply projecting slab with
weather erosion.
(d) Unidentified. Mid C18. Angle and central pilasters forming 2
moulded inscription panels: single patera above each panel.
Deeply projecting cyma recta moulded slab.
(e) Unidentified. Late C18. End panels in one block to simulate
balusters, 2 panels to each side: oval to south, square with
cut away corners to north. Cyma recta moulded slab with
slight weathering.


Listing NGR: ST8280286275

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