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Latitude: 51.9069 / 51°54'25"N
Longitude: -2.0423 / 2°2'32"W
OS Eastings: 397188
OS Northings: 223157
OS Grid: SO971231
Mapcode National: GBR 2M6.DHG
Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.KB6G
Entry Name: Tomb of Thomas Champion, Cheltenham Cemetery
Listing Date: 11 March 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386768
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474167
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52
Electoral Ward/Division: Oakley
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO92SE BOUNCERS LANE
630-1/2/215 Tomb of Thomas Champion, Cheltenham
Tomb to Thomas Champion, d.1896. Probably designed by WH
Knight. Polychrome masonry in High Victorian Gothic style.
Stone canopied tomb with squat columns in polished granite,
leaf capitals, and polychrome voussoirs. Arches of long sides
have scallop and leaf enrichment to roll moulds. Crocketed
gables. Corner statues of the 4 Evangelists on column
pedestals (3 missing). Wide table tomb with lobed enrichment.
The finest monument in this cemetery.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the competition for the cemetery was won by
Knight in 1862.
Listing NGR: SO9718823157
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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