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GROUP OF 9 CHEST TOMBS APPROXIMATELY 20-30 METRES SOUTH WEST OF SOUTH TRANSEPT 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 9 CHEST TOMBS APPROXIMATELY 20-30 METRES SOUTH WEST OF SOUTH TRANSEPT OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1053055

Location

GROUP OF 9 CHEST TOMBS APPROXIMATELY 20-30 METRES SOUTH WEST OF SOUTH TRANSEPT OF CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH GREEN

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Witney

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Mar-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 252618

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Details

WITNEY CHURCH GREEN SP3509S (South side) 11/68 Group of 9 chest tombs approx. 20-30m. SW of S transept of Church of St. Mary GV II

9 chest tombs. Chest tomb approximately 28 metres south-west. Early C19. Limestone. Fielded pilaster panel flanks beaded revealed inscription panel; moulded plinth, cornice and top. Commemorates Wilkinson family, including William and George. Chest tomb approximately 30 metres south-west. Late C18. Limestone. Unusual shape with concave sides and corner balusters; moulded plinth, cornice and top. Commemorates Daniel Dalton, d.1813, wife Anne. d.1790. Chest tomb approximately 23metres south-west. Limestone. Raised pilasters, with spiral foliate and rose carvings, flank inscription panel with winged angel's head. Commemorates Mary Collier, d.1755; reverse side has fluted pilasters flanking fielded central paenel; moulded plinth and cornice. Two chest tombs approximitely 20 metres south-west. Early C19 and mid C18. Limestone. Sarcophagus-shaped tomb to north commemorates Thomas Castle and others. Mid C18 tomb to south has cavetto-moulded ribs to revealted panels, corner balusters and moulded plinth and cornice. Four C18 and C19 chest tombs are not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SP3562309195

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National Grid Reference: SP 35623 09195

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