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FOUR HEADSTONES SOUTH WEST OF TOWER

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: FOUR HEADSTONES SOUTH WEST OF TOWER

List entry Number: 1125900

Location

FOUR HEADSTONES SOUTH WEST OF TOWER, CHURCH END

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Parson Drove

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Apr-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48189

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TF 30 NE PARSON DROVE CHURCH END (North Side)

9/57 "Four headstones, south west of Tower

GV II

(i) Headstone, Samuel Gunn, 1746. Limestone. In Rococo style. Scrolled head formed of foliage above a whicker basket, filled with flowers flanked by a skull, palm, and winged cherubs' heads. Below hangs a draped curtain bearing the inscription.

(ii) Headstone, Mary, wife of S. Gunn, late C18. Shaped head with winged cherub's head above draped curtain with circle bearing inscription.

(iii) Headstone, Abigail, wife of S. Gunn, 1752. Limestone. Engaged Corinthian columns with entablature and shaped pediment containing a winged cherub's head in the tympanum. Below a circular panel with the inscription and in the spandrels symbols of mortality, bones and a disembodied hand pointing to a skull.

(iv) Double headstone, early C18. Limestone. Two figures as caryatids, one holding an open Bible, the other in act of blessing, supporting a half- round pediment with two putti each holding a wreath in one hand and jointly placing the Crown of Glory on the head of winged cherub's head. Below moulded round-headed arches to two bays with inscriptions.

Listing NGR: TF3901809075

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National Grid Reference: TF 39018 09075

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