Bennnett Monument In Churchyard, About 2 Metres East Of North Gate To Bell Lane From Churchyard, Church Of St Peter And St Paul

Date:
6 Oct 1999
Location:
Bennnett Monument In Churchyard, About 2 Metres East Of North Gate To Bell Lane From Churchyard, Church Of St Peter And St Paul, Westbury On Severn, Forest Of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14 1LN
Reference:
IOE01/00211/16
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



11/217 Bennett monument in churchyard, about 2m east of north gate to Be Lane from churchyard, Church of St. Peter and St. Paul

GV II

Chest tomb; early C19; ashlar. Plain lid, moulded edge, rectangular reeded pilaster at corners, framing raised rectangular panel with moulded edge and scalloped corners to long sides, anthemia in corners. Ends similar, but raised circular panel.

Moulded top to plinth, sets forward for pilasters. Inscriptions to members of Bennett family, 1816 to 1844, some on lid. Lettering well cut: Gothic lettering in first line of 1824 inscription; some italic lettering. Design same as adjoining monument to Major General Richard Legge, (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SO7170213965

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

Ashlar, Georgian Chest Tomb, Victorian Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site