GROUP OF 19 MONUMENTS, ABOUT 3 TO 23 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH TRANSEPT AND AISLE IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1152212

Date first listed: 17-Jun-1986

Statutory Address: GROUP OF 19 MONUMENTS, ABOUT 3 TO 23 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH TRANSEPT AND AISLE IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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Location

Statutory Address: GROUP OF 19 MONUMENTS, ABOUT 3 TO 23 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH TRANSEPT AND AISLE IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold (District Authority)

Parish: Down Ampney

National Grid Reference: SU 09831 96517

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SU 09 NE DOWN AMPNEY DOWN AMPNEY VILLAGE

8/117 Group of 19 monuments, about 3-23m south of south transept and aisle in churchyard of Church of All Saints

GV II

Large group of 8 chest tombs, 10 single headstones and one double head and footstone. Mostly C18, all limestone. From north to south: (1) Chest tomb, Edmund Hillier, 1720 - plain moulded capping, slab sides, flat top. (2) Headstone, unidentified, to west, of mid C18 - cherub head and cartouche relief. (3) Double head and footstone, unidentified, to south of Hillier, early C18 or possibly late C17 - strapwork carved relief across top of headstone. (4) Two headstones to east, unidentified, mid C18 - cherub heads, one festoon, one cartouche. (5) Chest tomb to far west, unidentified, late C17/early C18 - plain moulded capping, flat top, slab sides breaking up at time of survey (September 1985). (6) Chest tomb, unidentified, 1777 - moulded plinth and capping, quarter baluster corners, plain sides and ends. (7) Seven Archer headstones in row to south: Mary 1729 with footstone; David, 1749; John, 1740; John 1750; Mary or Margaret, 1717; Unidentified, early/mid C18; Paul, 1769. (8) Two Archer chest tombs to west of row of Archer headstones: John, 1809 - moulded plinth and capping on base, straight quarter baluster corners, plain ends, low relief side cartouches; John 1842, and wife Hannah, 1841 - tent top, moulded plinth and capping on large base, quarter baluster corners, plain frieze, low relief carving round recessed circular panels, 2 to sides. (9) Chest tomb to south of 1809 Archer monument, unidentified, probably mid C18 - moulded plinth and capping, slab sides and ends. (10) Two Ruck chest tombs furthest to south: John, 1813, and Edmund, 1868. John - chamfered tent top with curved top section, moulded capping, no plinth visible, panelled frieze, fielded sides and ends. Edmund - stepped and chamfered tent top, moulded capping, no plinth visible, quarter baluster corners, shallow fielded sides and ends. A splendid group of monuments, with richly modelled headstones.



Listing NGR: SU0982896522

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