Baylis Monument And Two Dipper Monuments In The Churchyard Of The Church Of St Michael, Circa 10 Metres North Of Nave

6 Oct 2002
Baylis Monument And Two Dipper Monuments In The Churchyard Of The Church Of St Michael, Circa 10 Metres North Of Nave, Tirley, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
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TIRLEY TIRLEY VILLAGE SO 82 NW 3/159 Baylis monument and two Dipper monuments in the churchyard of the Church of St. Michael, c1Om north of nave


Two chest tombs flanking pedestal tomb. Chest tomb nearest nave.

Only legible inscription to Sarah Dipper, wife of Joseph Dipper, died 1732. Sandstone. Inscription panel on south now eroded away, with rosettes lower right and left. Oval inscription panel at west end with raised margin. Raised oval inscription panel at east end with eroded inscription. Tomb formerly stood within cast iron railing.

Pedestal tomb: c0.75m north of preceding monument to John Dipper, died 1880 and other members of their family. Sandstone. Square plan with inset corners. Plinth with moulded capping. Principal inscription on west side; raised circular inscription panel with faces of winged cherubs upper right and left, small winged angel and lighted lamp motif at centre, palm leaf fronds lower right and left, bursting pod decoration either side. Inscription to Joshua Dipper and the children of John and Sarah Dipper on north side, with rosettes at corners. Circular raised inscription plaque with illegible inscription on east side with festoon over and rosettes lower right and left. Bursting pod decoration either side.

Rectangular inscription panel on south side with rosettes at each corner. Fluted frieze with egg and dart moulding at top above each inscription panel. Moulded pyramidal capping.

Chest tomb to Edward Baylis, died 1772, cO.5m north of preceding monument. Limestone. Plinth with moulded capping. Raised rectangular fielded inscription panel on south with bead and reel and egg and dart moulding around margin. Rectangular inscription panel on north side with quadrant corners. Egg and dart moulding above. Fluted marginal panels set back right and left. Oval inscription panel at east end with illegible inscription within cable-mounted surround, egg and dart moulding above, guilloche decoration below. Capping with moulded margin.

Listing NGR: SO8401828570


This is part of the Series: IOE\Keighley_John IOE Records for Keighley, John; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr John Keighley. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Keighley, John

Rights Holder: Keighley, John


Limestone, Sandstone, Stuart Chest Tomb, Georgian Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site