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Wager Tomb Chest and Four Headstones 5 to 10 Metres North of North West Corner Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8827 / 51°52'57"N

Longitude: -2.0532 / 2°3'11"W

OS Eastings: 396437

OS Northings: 220459

OS Grid: SO964204

Mapcode National: GBR 2MC.XC5

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.CYF3

Plus Code: 9C3VVWMW+3P

Entry Name: Wager Tomb Chest and Four Headstones 5 to 10 Metres North of North West Corner Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386577

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473969

Location: Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53

County: Gloucestershire

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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630-1/36/40 (South West side)
14/12/83 Wager tomb chest and four headstones
5-10m N of NW corner Church of St
(Formerly Listed as:
(South West side)
Two chest tombs to north of
north-west corner of nave of Church
of St Mary)


Tomb chest to Richard Wager (d.1661), tea-caddy type tomb
chest and 5 headstones c1676-1735 (one of which is approx 5m
to north of the group). Stone. Rectangular chest with heavy
capping, inscription at west end; an inscription to north side
indicates that repairs were made by C Higgs in 1871. Tea-caddy
type tomb chest has fielded panels to sides and shaped top. 4
headstones: 1 with double scroll to head, otherwise 2 with
cartouches with scrolled surrounds and 1 cartouche with 2
cherubs holding drapery, inscriptions eroded. Further
headstone surmounted by central cherub's head between scrolls,
the deceased d.1699.
(Charlton Kings Local History Society Bulletin: 1986-: 6).

Listing NGR: SO9643720459

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