FRANCIS KEMMET(T) MONUMENT IN THE CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARY CIRCA 3 METRES NORTH OF NORTH AISLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1153742
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1987
Statutory Address:
FRANCIS KEMMET(T) MONUMENT IN THE CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARY CIRCA 3 METRES NORTH OF NORTH AISLE, MILL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FRANCIS KEMMET(T) MONUMENT IN THE CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARY CIRCA 3 METRES NORTH OF NORTH AISLE, MILL STREET

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cheltenham (District Authority)
Parish:
Prestbury
National Grid Reference:
SO 96987 24004

Details

SO 9724 PRESTBURY MILL STREET (south side)

18/90 Francis Kemmet(t) monument in the churchyard of the Church of St Mar c3m north of north aisle

GV II*

Chest tomb to Francis Kemmet(t), died 1716. Partially legible inscription to Francis Kemmet(t) on the south side. Partially legible inscriptions to John and William Kemmet on the north side. Limestone. Oval inscription plaque on the north and south side with partally legible inscriptions and raised, roll-moulded surrounds with laurel-leaf carving. Palm-leaf fronds at corners flanked by putti each of which formerly held something (now removed) in one hand. Outer panels with hanging drapery with ribbon tie at top. Oval inscription at the west end with an illegible inscription and raised roll-moulded margin with scrollwork decoration. Deeply carved winged cherubs' heads in upper/uppers(?). Similar illegible or unused inscription plaque at east end. Thick capping with moulded margin. An unusually bold and rich example.

Listing NGR: SO9698724004

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
134498
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 23 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01509/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr H. Graham Briggs. Source Historic England Archive
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