GROUP OF 3 CHEST TOMBS AND 3 HEADSTONES 5-10 METRES SOUTH EAST OF SOUTH PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1053546
Date first listed:
04-May-1989
Statutory Address:
GROUP OF 3 CHEST TOMBS AND 3 HEADSTONES 5-10 METRES SOUTH EAST OF SOUTH PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, VILLAGE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
GROUP OF 3 CHEST TOMBS AND 3 HEADSTONES 5-10 METRES SOUTH EAST OF SOUTH PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, VILLAGE STREET

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Broadwell
National Grid Reference:
SP 25233 04151

Details

SP2404-2504 BROADWELL VILLAGE STREET (West side) 8/122 Group of 3 chest tombs and 3 headstones 5-10m SE of S porch of Church of St. Peter and St. Paul

GV II Group of 3 chest tombs and 2 headstones, all of limestone. Chest tombs are as follows: 1) late C17, dated 16?6, with illegible inscriptions. Moulded panels, flanked by pilasters on longer sides; coved cornice lid with moulded string and guttae over pilasters; coved top. 2) to Thomas ? of Filkins 1811, with later inscriptions to Robert Burdock 1851 and to John Burdock. Plain slab sides with ovolo-moulded cornice lid. 3) to Purbrick family, with inscriptions to Elizabeth 1795, Sarah 1796, Robert 1800, William 1828, and Mary 1849. Chest has moulded base, cornice lid and top, and oval inscription panels with shallow relief carvings of cherub heads and wheat ears in spandrels. Long sides have flanking pilaster strips with carved foliage festoons. Flanking South end of Purbrick tomb are a pair of headstones, one to Anne Purbrick 1689, the other to John Burdock 1685. The former has shaped and moulded inscription panel rising to a carved cherub head flanked by feathered scrolls. The latter has carved top with winged cherub head. Another late C17 headstone with illegible inscription to Elizabeth ? stands adjacent to north-east end of chest tomb No.2 above. This also has feathered scrolls flanking a carved cherub head.

Listing NGR: SP2522704152

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
253436
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 31 Aug 2002
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