GROUP OF 13 CHEST TOMBS APPROXIMATELY 5-16 METRES SOUTH AND WEST OF SOUTHTRANSEPT OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1053056
Date first listed:
03-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
GROUP OF 13 CHEST TOMBS APPROXIMATELY 5-16 METRES SOUTH AND WEST OF SOUTHTRANSEPT OF CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
GROUP OF 13 CHEST TOMBS APPROXIMATELY 5-16 METRES SOUTH AND WEST OF SOUTHTRANSEPT 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 35626 09211

Details

WITNEY CHURCH GREEN SP3509S (South side) 11/73 Group of 13 chest tombs approx. 5-16m. S and W of S transept of Church of St. Mary GV II

13 chest tombs, Two chest tombs approximately 8 metres south. Early C19. Limestone. Tomb to north has revealed panels and moulded plinth, cornice and top. Tomb to south, with scribed and beaded panels, moulded plinth and cornice and shaped top, commemorates Joseph Sheppard, d.l816, and wife Mary, d.1818. Chest tomb approximately 15 metres west-south-west. Late C18. Limestone. Raised inscription panels with wheatear pendants; beaded nowy-headed end panels; moulded plinth, cornice and top. Commemorates members of the Shorter family, with 1790s dates. Three chest tombs approximately 8 metres west. Mid C18 and early C19. Limestone. Townshend tomb to north has revealed pilaster panels. Early C19 flanking inscription panel; moulded plinth and cornice; shaped and fluted top. Late C18 Townshend tomb in centre has fielded panels, moulded plinth and cornice and splayed top. Plain mid C18 Marriot tomb to south has convex-moulding to lid. Three chest tombs approximately 16 metres west. Early to mid C18. Limestone. Plain early C18 tomb to east has round-headed end panel with sunk spandrels. Tomb in centre, with moulded plinth and cornice, commemorates Thomas Webb, d.1720. Mid C18 tomb to west has moulded plinth and cornice and corner balusters. and egg-and-dart moulding to inscription panel. Chest tomb approximately 5 metres south. Early C19. Limestone. Raised fluted pilasters flank scribed inscription panel; moulded plinth, cornice and top. Three C18 and C19 chest tombs are not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SP3562609215

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
252620
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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Date: 23 Aug 2005
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