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Townsend Memorial and Unidentified Chest Tomb Approximately 2 Metres East of Chancel of Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9116 / 51°54'41"N

Longitude: -1.6256 / 1°37'32"W

OS Eastings: 425849

OS Northings: 223735

OS Grid: SP258237

Mapcode National: GBR 5RQ.3TW

Mapcode Global: VHBZD.R6ZY

Plus Code: 9C3WW96F+JQ

Entry Name: Townsend Memorial and Unidentified Chest Tomb Approximately 2 Metres East of Chancel of Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 15 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367807

English Heritage Legacy ID: 254035

Location: Kingham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Kingham

Built-Up Area: Kingham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Kingham and Daylesford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP2423-2525 (West side)
17/140 Townsend memorial and
unidentified chest tomb
approx. 2m E of chancel of
Church of St. Andrew


Pair of chest tombs. Circa 1756 and late C18. Limestone. Rectangular with
moulded plinth and capping. Townsend memorial has square corner balusters and
inscription panels flanked by fluted pilasters. Inscription to north in memory
of John (d.1743), Sarah (d.1728) and William (d.1758), the children of John and
Rebekah Townsend (d.1756 and 1736 respectively) commemorated on rectangular
inscription panel to east end. Unidentified chest tomb to south has plain corner
pilasters and inscription panel to south illegible at time of resurvey (August

Listing NGR: SP2584923735

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