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GROUP OF 4 CHEST TOMBS AND 13 HEADSTONES APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES SOUTH FO PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

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 4 CHEST TOMBS AND 13 HEADSTONES APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES SOUTH FO PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

List entry Number: 1024432

Location

GROUP OF 4 CHEST TOMBS AND 13 HEADSTONES APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES SOUTH FO PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, VICARAGE LANE

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Priors Marston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Apr-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 305719

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History

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Details

PRIORS MARSTON VICARAGE LANE SP4857 (South side) 12/143 Group of 4 chest tombs and 13 headstones approx. 15m. S of porch of Church of St. Leonard

GV II

Group of 4 chest tombs and 13 headstones. Late C17 and C18. Carved and moulded ironstone. Chest tombs have moulded plinth and top, and square corner balusters. Chest tomb 15m. south of porch. Mid C18. Long sides have fielded panel; short sides have sunk panel. Headstone 1m. north of it. Mid/late C17. Scrolled top and sunk panel. Chest tomb 19m. south of porch. 1784 etc. Fielded panels: 2 to long sides, one to short sides. Inscriptions to Baseley family. Row of 4 headstones between chest tombs. Left: 1700. Open segmental pediment with winged head. Large frieze of leaf scrolls. Central panel and female figures holding palms. High relief. Second: 1687. Scrolled pediment with winged head. Frieze of leaf scrolls and vases. Central panel and female figures, possibly originally holding palms. Third. Early c18, Scrolled pediment with winged head. Pulvinated frieze Corinthian columns and moulded panel with leaf frieze. Right: 1705, Open segmental pediment with vase. Pulvinated frieze has small winged head. Central panel and female figures holding palms. Chest tomb 21m. south of porch. Early/mid C18, One long and 2 narrow fielded panels to long sides. Chest tomb approx. 17m. south-west of porch. 1774. Broad base. 2 moulded fielded panels to long sides, one to short sides. Inscriptions to Baseley family. Row of 7 headstones east of Baseley tomb. Left: early C18. Two winged heads and swag draped over kneeling female figure. Leaf scrolls. Fielded panel has flanking winged skulls and scrolls. Second: early C18. Scrolled segmental top with winged head. Composite columns and fielded panel. Fifth arid sixth headstones are generally similar, but with a flat panel. Third: 1722. Scrolled pediment with winged head and tassels. Swag. Composite columns and moulded fielded panel. Fourth: early C18. Segmental top with double swag over winged head. Fielded panel with flanking winged skulls and scrolls. Seventh: C17/C18. Oval panel and flowers. The remaining headstone is not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SP4891857576

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National Grid Reference: SP 48918 57576

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