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Chest Tomb Approximately 11 Metres South of South Door of Church of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade II Listed Building in Tanworth-in-Arden, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.3324 / 52°19'56"N

Longitude: -1.8348 / 1°50'5"W

OS Eastings: 411353

OS Northings: 270490

OS Grid: SP113704

Mapcode National: GBR 3HK.QYG

Mapcode Global: VH9ZQ.4MWV

Plus Code: 9C4W85J8+X3

Entry Name: Chest Tomb Approximately 11 Metres South of South Door of Church of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 18 March 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482833

ID on this website: 101382449

Location: St Mary Magdalene's Church, Tanworth-in-Arden, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B94

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Tanworth-in-Arden

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Tanworth-in-Arden

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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652-1/9/155 (East side)
18/03/97 Chest tomb approx 11m south of south
door of Church of St Mary Magdalene


Chest tomb to Sarah Humphreys, d.1793. Sandstone ashlar on
pinkish-brown brick plinth. Rectangular on plan, approx. 1m
wide by 2m long by 1m high. Shaped plinth. Chest has fielded
panels, 2 to long sides, one to short sides, surmounted by
slab with moulded edges. Inscribed: 'In a VAULT / underneath
this Tomb / are deposited the Remains / of Sarah Wife of
George Humphreys / who died November ... / 1793 / Aged 49
All the listed items in the churchyard form a group.

Listing NGR: SP1135370490

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