ROW OF 6 HEADSTONES RUNNING SOUTH FROM CHURCH PORCH, ST MARY'S CHURCHYARD

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1113978

Date first listed: 16-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: ROW OF 6 HEADSTONES RUNNING SOUTH FROM CHURCH PORCH, ST MARY'S CHURCHYARD

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Location

Statutory Address: ROW OF 6 HEADSTONES RUNNING SOUTH FROM CHURCH PORCH, ST MARY'S CHURCHYARD

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

District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Potsgrove

National Grid Reference: SP 95151 29843

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Details

SP 9515 2983 POTSGROVE 4/73 - Row of 6 headstones running S from church porch, St Mary's churchyard GV II Row of 6 headstones bordering path from S porch of church, probably reset from elsewhere. All 6 date from late C18 or early C19, are stylistically similar, with segmental heads stepped at corners. Limestone. Details of stones as follows (N to S): (i) John Stopp. Date illegible. Shows winged putto, surmounted by swags and flanked by urns and drops. (ii) William Stopp. Date illegible. Depicts winged putto, surmounted by swags and flanked by urns and drops. (iii) William Stopp. d.1796. Central oval panel contains mourning female standing by flaming urn. This is flanked by 2 oval medallions showing profile busts, and surrounded by scrolled foliate decoration. (iv) William Stopp. d.1811. Shows swagged urn above foliate scrollwork. (v) Mary Edwin (?) Date illegible. Central oval panel contains lamb and flag. Flanked by husk garlands and winged putti. (vi) Elizabeth, wife of Jonas Welch, daughter of William and Mary Stopp d. Oct 21 1831 aged 53. Shows garlanded urn flanked by foliate scrollwork. Further headstones continue the row southwards, but are later C19 and are not of Special interest.

Listing NGR: SP9515129843

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 38175

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