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

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1053055

Date first listed: 03-Mar-1988

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

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Location

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

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Witney

National Grid Reference: SP 35623 09195

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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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