Group Of 6 Chest Tombs Approximately 12 Metres To South Of South Aisle Of Church Of All Saints

Date:
9 Jun 2002
Location:
Group Of 6 Chest Tombs Approximately 12 Metres To South Of South Aisle Of Church Of All Saints, Berrington, Shrewsbury And Atcham, Shropshire, SY5 6HB
Reference:
IOE01/07691/37
Type:
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BERRINGTON C.P. BERRINGTON SJ 5206-5306 11/42 - Group of 6 chest tombs approximately 12 metres to south of south aisle of Church of All Saints GV II

Group of 6 chest tombs. Late C18 and early C19. Grey sandstone ashlar.

North-western memorial: raised and fielded panels with fluted pilaster strips flanking side panels, and moulded cornice to chamfered top with pedimented ends; to Elizabeth Elsmere, died 24th January 1816, aged 17 and John Elsmere, died 22nd June 1868, aged 72; Western memorial: raised and fielded panels with fluted pilaster strips flanking side panels, and moulded cornice to flat top; to John Lawrence of Berrington, died 23rd November 1806, aged 80; south-western memorial: recessed semi-circular side panels have incised spandrels with anthemion ornament and flanking pilaster strips with anthemion ornament, end panels with incised borders, and moulded cornice to chamfered top; to Margaret Ramell, died 13th September 1842, aged 77; north-eastern memorial: raised and fielded side panels with flanking fluted pilaster strips, blank end panels with flanking fluted pilaster strips, and moulded cornice to chamfered top; eastern memorial; plain side panels with plain end piers, and chamfered top with raised ends; to Elizabeth Lawrence, died 1860; earlier inscription illegible at time of survey (March 1985); south- eastern memorial: plinth, raised and fielded panels with fluted pilaster strips flanking side panels, and moulded cornice to chamfered top; to Ann,wife of John Lawrence.



Listing NGR: SJ5304506845

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Joachim_M. I. IOE Records for Joachim, M. I.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

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Copyright IoE Mr M. I. Joachim. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Joachim, M. I.

Rights Holder: Joachim, M. I.

Keywords

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