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KEEPER MONUMENT, IN THE CHURCHYARD AND 22 METRES SOUTH OF THE TOWER OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES THE LESS

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: KEEPER MONUMENT, IN THE CHURCHYARD AND 22 METRES SOUTH OF THE TOWER OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES THE LESS

List entry Number: 1116048

Location

KEEPER MONUMENT, IN THE CHURCHYARD AND 22 METRES SOUTH OF THE TOWER OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES THE LESS, HIGH STREET

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

County:

District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Iron Acton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Nov-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 350691

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History

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Details

ST 68 SE IRON ACTON HIGH STREET (south side)

2/8 Keeper monument, in the churchyard and 22 metres south G.V. of the tower of Church of St. James the Less

II

Chest tomb. Late C18. Freestone. Moulded slab, recessed corner balusters with swags, plain ends, one inscribed, sides have inscriptions in cartouches, decorated spandrels, moulded base. Inscription to north reads: In/Memory of/ JOHN Keeper/of this Parish who died April 1st 1799/Aged 65 years/The voice of innocent Abel's blood, err'd loud/For JUSTICE on Cain who by the law was dead/ But O may the blood of our Lord cry more loud/For MERCY on my guilty murderer's head. -

Listing NGR: ST6805283427

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National Grid Reference: ST 68052 83427

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