This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
CHERITON FITZPAINE CHERITON FITZPAINE SS 80 NE 7/18 - Chest Tomb about 10 metres west of Tower of Church of St. Matthew GV II
Chest tomb. Circa 1831. Portland Stone ashlar. Rectangular in plan on chamfered plinth with hollow-moulded base and low pitched lid. Clasping pilasters on each corner with recessed panels. South side records death of John Cross Pitt, aged 17 (died 1831) and east side the death of John Pitt (died 1836) and Thomas Pitt (died 1811). The lid has memorials to other members of the Pitt family from the later C19.
Listing NGR: SS8671306188
© Jenny Johns. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Johns, Jenny
Rights Holder: Johns, Jenny
Ashlar, Georgian Chest Tomb, Victorian Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site