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Chest Tomb to Fletcher Family and Head and Foot Stone Approximately 8 Metres North of North Transept of Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in Asthall, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8006 / 51°48'2"N

Longitude: -1.5848 / 1°35'5"W

OS Eastings: 428725

OS Northings: 211405

OS Grid: SP287114

Mapcode National: GBR 5T4.24S

Mapcode Global: VHC00.H00J

Plus Code: 9C3WRC28+63

Entry Name: Chest Tomb to Fletcher Family and Head and Foot Stone Approximately 8 Metres North of North Transept of Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 21 August 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367681

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253561

Location: Asthall, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Asthall

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Asthall with Swinbrook and Widford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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17/5 Chest tomb to Fletcher Family
and head and foot stone
approx. 8m N of N transept of
Church of St. Nicholas

Chest tomb and head and foot stones. Chest tomb c.1730. Stone. Rectangular. 2
inscribed panels to each side with ribbon and flower carved strips to centre,
and winged head and flower carved strips to left and right. Cartouche to east
end with rococo scroll surround. Plain inscribed panel to west end. Cornice
moulding to top slab. Bale top with shell-lined niches having sculls to ends.
Ribs to centre and ends, centre having flaming urn finial, finials to left and
right missing. Head and foot stone. Dated 1678. Stone. Square inscribed framed
panels with scrolls tops. All inscriptions worn.

Listing NGR: SP2872511405

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