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Four Chest Tombs and Headstone Approximately 10 Metres West of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8825 / 51°52'57"N

Longitude: -2.0533 / 2°3'11"W

OS Eastings: 396428

OS Northings: 220442

OS Grid: SO964204

Mapcode National: GBR 2MC.X9Y

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.CYC7

Plus Code: 9C3VVWMW+2M

Entry Name: Four Chest Tombs and Headstone Approximately 10 Metres West of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386568

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473960

Location: Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Civil Parish: Charlton Kings

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Charlton Kings St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

Tagged with: Tombstone Chest tomb

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630-1/36/29 (South West side)
14/12/83 Four chest tombs and headstone
approximately 10m west of Church of
St Mary
(Formerly Listed as:
(South West side)
Three chest tombs 10-15 yards west
of west end of Church of St Mary)
(Formerly Listed as:
(South West side)
Two chest tombs to west of Church of
St Mary)


3 late C17 chest tombs, including one to Thomas Ashmond (?)
d.1686, a late C18 tomb chest and an early C17 headstone.
2 tomb chests have oval cartouches between projecting acanthus
scrolls to ends and embellished sides, one with death-masks,
the other with scrolls, surmounting slabs are undercut.
The tomb chest to Thomas Ashmond has inscription tablets to
sides bordered by scroll motifs and fluted, carved 'pilasters'
to corners, surmounted by thick slab with cavetto-moulding to
Neo-Classical tomb chest has cavetto-moulded base, circular
inscription panels to east side with anthemions at corners and
worn inscription, cornice and slab with cavetto-moulded
Headstone has shaped recessed inscription tablet and
elliptically-arched head with scroll motif.

Listing NGR: SO9642820442

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