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SIX HEADSTONES RUNNING SOUTH OF SOUTH PORCH OF CHURCH OF SAINT PETER AND SAINT PAUL

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: SIX HEADSTONES RUNNING SOUTH OF SOUTH PORCH OF CHURCH OF SAINT PETER AND SAINT PAUL

List entry Number: 1125979

Location

SIX HEADSTONES RUNNING SOUTH OF SOUTH PORCH OF CHURCH OF SAINT PETER AND SAINT PAUL, MARKET HILL

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Fenland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chatteris

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 48069

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History

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Details

MARKET HILL 1 5139 Row of six headstones running south of south porch of Church of TL 383852 7/111 Ss Peter and Paul II

(i) Headstone, mid C18 of limestone in bas-relief. Angel with trumpet of victory above deceased rising from coffin. Below is rectangular raised and fielded panel flanked by two angels, one with Book of Knowledge, the other with Crown of Glory.

(ii) Headstone, 1730, of limestone. Two engaged ionic columns with entablature and segmental pediment. The tympanum with winged cherubs head as risen soul. Circular panel with inscription, now indecipherable.

(iii) Headstone, similar to (ii), but with Rococo foliate ornament.

(iv) Headstone, limestone, probably Ketton, c1730. This and (v) are larger. Shaped head with a glory of a winged angel with a crown of honour and a sunray. Below is a shouldered panel with rosettes to corners, flanked by scrolls and drops of fruit and flowers.

(v) Headstone, mid C18. Limestone probably Ketton. Similar to (iv) with winged angel above circular panel with leaf border and flowers to corners.

(vi) Headstone, mid C18. Limestone. Two naif winged angels with trumpets of victory supporting a crown of honour. Two female figures with emblems as caryatids flank the inscription.

Listing NGR: TL3947786065

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National Grid Reference: TL 39477 86065

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