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Tomb of Thomas Champion, Cheltenham Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Oakley, Gloucestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VWX45+Q3

Entry Name: Tomb of Thomas Champion, Cheltenham Cemetery

Listing Date: 11 March 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386768

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474167

Location: Oakley, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Oakley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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630-1/2/215 Tomb of Thomas Champion, Cheltenham
11/03/82 Cemetery


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

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