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GROUP OF 4 CHEST TOMBS 1 METRE TO 4 METRES EAST OF CHANCEL OF 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 4 CHEST TOMBS 1 METRE TO 4 METRES EAST OF CHANCEL OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1046387

Location

GROUP OF 4 CHEST TOMBS 1 METRE TO 4 METRES EAST OF CHANCEL OF CHURCH OF ST MARY, HIGH STREET

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Adderbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-May-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 243776

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Details

SP4735 ADDERBURY HIGH STREET (West side) Adderbury East 7/54 Group of 4 chest tombs 1m to 4m E of chancel of Church of St. Mary GV II 4 chest tombs. Late C17, 1705, 1721 and early C18. Marlstone and limestone. The most northerly, a rectangular marlstone chest with deeply-projecting moulded base and cover, has a small fielded inscription panel on each side, a shield on one end, and at the other a surround of drapery enclosing the raised legend "WL/1705". The inscriptions are in Latin and commemorate William, Bishop of Llandaff, formerly Vicar of Adderbury. The next, a plain marlstone chest with shallow incised panels and a moulded base and cover, is probably early C18, but the inscription on the cover is largely illegible. The late-C17 limestone chest, 1 metre east of the south-east buttress, has deep moulded base and cover, and has one side and one end decorated with square panels divided by a central baluster in relief; the other end has an inscription panel, now illegible. To east of it is a rectangular marlstone chest with moulded base and cover, square recessed corner balusters and fielded inscription panels; the earliest inscription commemorates John Lovesey (d.1721).

Listing NGR: SP4711335379

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National Grid Reference: SP 47113 35379

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