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GROUP OF 9 CHEST TOMBS IN CHURCHYARD 3 METRES EAST OF CHANCEL EAST WALL CHURCH OF ST MARY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GROUP OF 9 CHEST TOMBS IN CHURCHYARD 3 METRES EAST OF CHANCEL EAST WALL CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1023473

Location

GROUP OF 9 CHEST TOMBS IN CHURCHYARD 3 METRES EAST OF CHANCEL EAST WALL CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Swindon

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Apr-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 318695

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Details

CHURCH LANE, SU 18 SW SWINDON West Swindon 3/35 Group of 9 chest tombs in churchyard 3m east of chancel east wall Church of St. Mary, Lydiard Park GV II

Group of 9 chest tombs in 2 rows. Late C18 to mid Cl9. All limestone with moulded base and table and recessed corner balusters, unless otherwise described. West row, from north to south:- a. FRANCIS KING, died 1808 and JOHN KING, 1857. Side panels with coloured and gilded foliage and angels in low relief. b. BETTY KING, died 1772, JANE KING (second wife) 1785, to which has been added MARY ANN YORKE, 1883. c. FRANCIS KING, died 1745. Plain box without corner decoration and inscription on table. Also BRIDGET, his wife, died 1766. d. Low chest with chamfered base and plain top. Inscription illegible. East row, from north to south:- e. SUSANNA SHELDON, died 1806, ALEXANDER SHELDON, 1821, and JOHN SHELDON, 1836. f. RICHARD RUDLER, 1781 and MARGARET, his wife, 1784, SARAH JOTHAM, 1805, and MARGARET RUDLER, 1828. Side panels with scrolls and putti in low relief. g. RICHARD DORE KING, died 1862, and ELIZABETH, 1869. h. RICHARD DORE KING, died 1862, and SARAH SEPHHARD KING, 1896. j. ELIZABETH CLARK, died 1811, ABRAHAM HUMPHRIES, 1858, hipped table and Gothic end panels. Probably erected at the later date.

Listing NGR: SU1041584773

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National Grid Reference: SU1041584773

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