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6 Chest Tombs Approximately 3 Metres South of the South Aisle of the Church of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade II Listed Building in Claverdon, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2789 / 52°16'43"N

Longitude: -1.7109 / 1°42'39"W

OS Eastings: 419817

OS Northings: 264563

OS Grid: SP198645

Mapcode National: GBR 4KV.087

Mapcode Global: VHBXF.9ZBD

Entry Name: 6 Chest Tombs Approximately 3 Metres South of the South Aisle of the Church of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 18 March 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482430

Location: Claverdon, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV35

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Claverdon

Built-Up Area: Claverdon

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Claverdon St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


CLAVERDON

SP16SE CHURCH ROAD
1457-1/5/19 (North side)
18/03/97 6 chest tombs approx 3m. S of S
aisle of Church of St Michael and
All Angels

GV II

6 chests tombs. C17, C18 and early C19. Sandstone ashlar.
Chest A: approx. 1.25m long x 0.75m wide x 0.5m high, plain
sides, chamfered surmounting slab.
Chest B: approx. 1.25m long x 1m high x 0.5m wide, has
chamfered plinth, eroded inscription panels to sides,
surmounted by hipped slab.
Chest C: approx. 2m long x 0.5m high x 1m wide, low
rectangular chest with surmounting chamfered slab.
Chest D: 2m long x 0.5m high x 1m wide, low rectangular chest
surmounted by slab with incised border and eroded inscription.
Chest E: on plinth, to Elizabeth Wilcox d.1809, husband
Matthew and daughter Christian d.1837, plinth approx. 3m
square surmounted by chest approx. 1.5m high x 2m long x 1m
wide, 2 fielded inscription panels to each side, bulbous
balusters recessed to angles, double-chamfered slab.
Chest F: approx. 2m long x 0.5m high x 1m wide, chamfered
plinth, rectangular chest surmounted by eroded chamfered slab
with incised border.
All the listed items in the Churchyard form a group with
Church of St Michael and All Angels (qv).

Listing NGR: SP1981764563

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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