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Three Chest Tombs Approximately 12 Metres to North of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8827 / 51°52'57"N

Longitude: -2.0531 / 2°3'11"W

OS Eastings: 396442

OS Northings: 220465

OS Grid: SO964204

Mapcode National: GBR 2MC.XDF

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.CYG2

Entry Name: Three Chest Tombs Approximately 12 Metres to North of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473965

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

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Listing Text


CHARLTON KINGS

SO9620SW CHURCH STREET
630-1/36/28 (South West side)
14/12/83 Three chest tombs approximately 12
metres to north of Church of St Mary
(Formerly Listed as:
CHURCH STREET
(South West side)
Thomas Smith Tomb, 20 yards north of
centre of Church of St Mary)
(Formerly Listed as:
CHURCH STREET
(South West side)
William Finch tomb, 20 yds north of
nave wall of Church of St Mary)

GV II

3 tomb chests: altar-type tomb to William Finch (d.1819); tea
caddy type tomb to Thomas Smith (d.1829) and Margaret his wife
(d.1803); and early C19 chest tomb. Stone. Finch tomb has
shaped plinth, clasping fluted pilasters, raised rectangular
inscription panel, frieze, cornice and shallow pyramidal cap.
Smith tomb has clasping fluted pilasters, enriched frieze and
oval memorial tablets, tented capping with iron urn on top.
Chest tomb has shaped plinth, clasping fluted pilasters,
fielded inscription panel with beading and worn inscription,
surmounting slab has cavetto under-moulding.

Listing NGR: SO9644220465

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

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