GROUP OF NINE MONUMENTS IN THE CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARTIN CIRCA 9 TO 15 METRES SOUTH OF THE EAST END OF THE CHANCEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1155499

Date first listed: 04-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: GROUP OF NINE MONUMENTS IN THE CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARTIN CIRCA 9 TO 15 METRES SOUTH OF THE EAST END OF THE CHANCEL

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Statutory Address: GROUP OF NINE MONUMENTS IN THE CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARTIN CIRCA 9 TO 15 METRES SOUTH OF THE EAST END OF THE CHANCEL

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury (District Authority)

Parish: Oxenton

National Grid Reference: SO 96121 30226

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SP 93 SE OXENTON WOOLSTONE

5/131 Group of nine monuments in the churchyard of the Church of St Martin c9-15m south of the east end of the chancel

GV II

Two chest tombs and 7 headstones. Limestone. From north to south:- a) Chest tomb c9m of the south east corner of the chancel. Mid- late C18. Moulded plinth with inset corners. Bolstered inscription panels with moulded margins and quadrant corners with floral bosses on the north and south sides; fluted marginal panels set back either side. Square lugged inscription panel with a gadrooned base and no inscription at the west end. Circular inscription panel and gadrooned decoration at the east end. Capping with moulded margin and inset corners. b) Unidentified chest tomb c2m to south-west of the preceding. C18. Fielded inscription panels with traces of inscriptions on the north and south sides and fielded marginal panels. Segmental-headed fielded inscription panels at the east and west ends. Traces of an inscription at the east end. Capping with moulded margin. c) Headstone c0.6m west of the preceding with partially legible inscription and date 1694. Double scroll and bee-like feature at the top. d) Headstone c0.9m to south of the preceding to Margaret, wife of John Roberts of Woolston, died 1705. Unusual stylized cherub's head with ruffle at top; raised foliate marginal decoration. e) Headstone c0.9m to the south of the preceding to John Roberts of Woolston, died 1715. Similar decoration to the preceding headstone but with an hourglass in place of cherub's head. f) Headstone to Thomas Wood, died 16(5)2, c0.9m to the south of the preceding monument. Simple rectangular stone with rounded corners and simple continuous raised leaf-like zig-zag decoration to the margin. Crudely carved inscription. g) Headstone c2.5m east of the Margaret Roberts monument, to Robert Web and Ann his wife dated 1657. Simple segmental- headed stone with sunken inscription panel and crudely inscribed inscription in capitals. Simple continuous incised line to raised margin. Initials 'R.W.' at top of stone. h) Headstone clm to south with sunken inscription panel with inscription dated 1680. Raised margin with double scroll at top. i) Headstone probably C17, lm to the south of the preceeding monument to 'THOMA(S) MVCHELL OF PRESCOA(T).' No date inscribed.

Listing NGR: SO9612130226

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