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Higgs Monument in Churchyard About 6 1/2 Metres North of North Aisle of Church Towards West End, Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.823 / 51°49'22"N

Longitude: -2.412 / 2°24'43"W

OS Eastings: 371702

OS Northings: 213901

OS Grid: SO717139

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.WBBP

Mapcode Global: VH94G.4FRT

Plus Code: 9C3VRHFQ+66

Entry Name: Higgs Monument in Churchyard About 6 1/2 Metres North of North Aisle of Church Towards West End, Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354322

Location: Westbury-on-Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Westbury-on-Severn

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Westbury-on-Severn St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Description

SI 71 SW WESTBURY-ON-SEVERN WESTBURY VILLAGE


11/242 Higgs monument in churchyard
about 6.5m north of north aisle
of church towards west end,
Church of St. Peter and St.Paul

GV II

Chest tomb; Silvanus Higgs, died 1764; stone. Flat lid, wide
projection with hollow chamfer. Quarter-square gadrooned
balusters at corners. Sides main central panel flanked by narrow
ends. In top of centre head with wings, swags to pendant rings in
corners, with flowers and ribbon down sides. Main centre for
lettering cut back at edges to give relief to carving. Carving on
flanking panels. Ends serpent of eternity around hourglass,
fronds above, scrolls below. Monument sunk somewhat into ground.


Listing NGR: SO7170213901

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