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Group of 3 Chest Tombs Approximately 3 Metres to East of Apse of Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Castle, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.4894 / 52°29'21"N

Longitude: -2.9979 / 2°59'52"W

OS Eastings: 332341

OS Northings: 288410

OS Grid: SO323884

Mapcode National: GBR B6.J8M1

Mapcode Global: VH75Y.0P0H

Plus Code: 9C4VF2Q2+QV

Entry Name: Group of 3 Chest Tombs Approximately 3 Metres to East of Apse of Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 2 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256922

Location: Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, SY9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bishop's Castle

Built-Up Area: Bishop's Castle

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bishop's Castle

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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12/15 Group of 3 chest tombs
approximately 3 metres
to east of apse of
Church of St. John the


Three chest tombs. Early- to mid-C19. Sandstone ashlar. Larger one
to south: rounded corners, panelled pilasters and inscription panels,
moulded plinth and hipped capping with rounded corners. To Anne Griffiths,
died 1825. Also to Richard Griffiths, died 1837. Coffin slab to
south, shaped as coffin with 'R G' in raised lettering. Tomb to north-
west: circa 1800; quarter columns to corners and hipped capping. To
Powell family. Tomb to north-east: circa 1800. Gothic quatrefoil-
panelled sides, trefoil-headed panels to corner pilasters, and hipped
capping. To Phillips family.

Listing NGR: SO3234188410

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