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Three Chest Tombs in the Churchyard of St Peter's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Richmond upon Thames, Richmond upon Thames

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Latitude: 51.4468 / 51°26'48"N

Longitude: -0.3007 / 0°18'2"W

OS Eastings: 518182

OS Northings: 173353

OS Grid: TQ181733

Mapcode National: GBR 81.LVB

Mapcode Global: VHGR2.QWWQ

Entry Name: Three Chest Tombs in the Churchyard of St Peter's Church

Listing Date: 23 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1380189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 479838

Location: Richmond upon Thames, London, TW10

County: Richmond upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: Ham, Petersham and Richmond Riverside

Built-Up Area: Richmond upon Thames

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Petersham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

22/25/10111 Three chest tombs in the churchyard of
23-MAR-00 St Peter's Church


Three churchyard monuments, c.1818, one to Edward Cummings Esq. d.1818, one unidentified, one to Mary Carter, Spinster c.1818. Chest Tombs. Portland stone, with York stone and marble ledger slab and inscription panel. Three identical chest tombs, originally along the northern edge of the churchyard.

Edward Cummings Esq d. 1818. Portland stone chest with inscribed York stone ledger slab. Latticed angle pilasters, raised inscription panel with drip mould on south side. Remains of protective coats of limewash evident. (Catalogue no. 276)
Unidentified, c. 1818. As above, but with a badly weathered marble inscription panel. (Catalogue no. 277)
Mary Carter, Spinster, c.1818. As above, but with damage to ledger, south- west corner and drip mould. (Catalogue no. 278)

St.Peter's Church, Petersham, London Borough of Richmond. Survey of Churchyard Monuments. Roger Bowdler, HART, English Heritage, August 1999

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