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Walter Higgs Tomb Chest 1 Metre East of South Transept of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8824 / 51°52'56"N

Longitude: -2.0528 / 2°3'10"W

OS Eastings: 396463

OS Northings: 220432

OS Grid: SO964204

Mapcode National: GBR 2MC.XH3

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.CYM9

Plus Code: 9C3VVWJW+XV

Entry Name: Walter Higgs Tomb Chest 1 Metre East of South Transept of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386578

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473970

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


630-1/36/41 (South West side)
14/12/83 Walter Higgs tomb chest 1 metre east
of south transept of Church of St
(Formerly Listed as:
Walter Higgs Tomb)


Tomb chest. c1700. Commemorates Walter Higgs (d.1698) and his
daughter Anne (d.1684). Ashlar with slate inscription panel to
south and iron cresting. Scrolled acanthus consoles to ends
form lyre shape, with scallop shell motif between; carved
swags flanking panel with foliage and fielded oval to north.
Cast-iron cresting on capping.
Higgs had been a commissioned officer in the service of King
Charles I.
(Charlton Kings Local History Society Bulletin: 1986-: 7).

Listing NGR: SO9646320432

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