2 Harper Monuments In Churchyard, About 16 Metres North Of Centre Of North Face Of Tower, Church Of St Peter And St Paul

Date:
6 Oct 1999
Location:
2 Harper Monuments In Churchyard, About 16 Metres North Of Centre Of North Face Of Tower, Church Of St Peter And St Paul, Westbury On Severn, Forest Of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14 1LN
Reference:
IOE01/00211/06
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SO 71 SW WESTBURY-ON-SEVERN WESTBURY VILLAGE

11/224 2 Harper monuments in churchyard, about 16m north of centre of north face of tower, Church of St. Peter and St. Paul

GV II

2 chest combs; 1781 and 1769; stone. Southern, flat lid, plain moulded edge, quarter square corner balusters carved with square scrolls and leaves. South side narrow top margin, with main central part flanked by narrow rectangular ends: centre head with wings at top, rococo scrolls around panel. End panels pendant rings with flowers below. Ends rectangular panels with rococo scrolling around edge. To Mary Harper, died 1781, long s used in inscription: inscription to Thomas Harper, her husband, died 1785, added. Record of children dying before parents on end. Later inscriptions on lid.

Adjoining, immediately to north, flat lid, plain moulded edge; north face as south of Mary Harper monument, but with flowers and ribbon edging to main central panel rather than scrolls. Quarter square gadrooned balusters at corners; ends serpent of eternity around an hourglass, fronds above, feathers to sides, further carving as stand below. To John, son of Thomas Harper, died 1769.

Adjacent faces of monuments not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO7171513935

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Simmonds_Derek IOE Records for Simmonds, Derek; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Derek Simmonds. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Simmonds, Derek

Rights Holder: Simmonds, Derek

Keywords

Stone, Georgian Chest Tomb, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site