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Gibson and Scace Family Monument Immediately Sw of the S Porch of the Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Laxfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3019 / 52°18'6"N

Longitude: 1.3664 / 1°21'58"E

OS Eastings: 629614

OS Northings: 272424

OS Grid: TM296724

Mapcode National: GBR WMQ.Q83

Mapcode Global: VHL9R.MDPQ

Entry Name: Gibson and Scace Family Monument Immediately Sw of the S Porch of the Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 17 March 2005

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1391305

English Heritage Legacy ID: 492672

Location: Laxfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Laxfield

Built-Up Area: Laxfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Laxfield All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text



Gibson and Scace family monument immediately SW of the S porch of the Church
of All Saints


Monument. c.1800. Stone. A sandstone-paved raised plinth, approx. 2.5 x 5m., and formerly with railings, contains a chest tomb and a ledger slab. The chest tomb is of fine grained limestone, with shield-like panels on all sides, each surmounted by a swag. Corners have Gothick style narrow panels. Moulded plinth, and projecting coping below inscribed top slab. The shields contain inscriptions to members of the Gibson and Scase families including Barnabas Gibson, d.1792, his wife Martha, d.1803, Robert Scace, d.1841, his wife Charlotte, d.1840, and Gibson Harper Scace, d.1844.
This is a finely carved chest tomb which is part of a large family monument enclosure standing adjacent to the Church of All Saints (q.v.) with which it forms a significant group.

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

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