HIGGS MONUMENT IN CHURCHYARD ABOUT 6 1/2 METRES NORTH OF NORTH AISLE OF CHURCH TOWARDS WEST END, CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1359672
Date first listed:
04-Jul-1985
Statutory Address:
HIGGS MONUMENT IN CHURCHYARD ABOUT 6 1/2 METRES NORTH OF NORTH AISLE OF CHURCH TOWARDS WEST END, CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGGS MONUMENT IN CHURCHYARD ABOUT 6 1/2 METRES NORTH OF NORTH AISLE OF CHURCH TOWARDS WEST END, CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Forest of Dean (District Authority)
Parish:
Westbury-on-Severn
National Grid Reference:
SO 71702 13901

Details

SI 71 SW WESTBURY-ON-SEVERN WESTBURY VILLAGE

11/242 Higgs monument in churchyard about 6.5m north of north aisle of church towards west end, Church of St. Peter and St.Paul

GV II

Chest tomb; Silvanus Higgs, died 1764; stone. Flat lid, wide projection with hollow chamfer. Quarter-square gadrooned balusters at corners. Sides main central panel flanked by narrow ends. In top of centre head with wings, swags to pendant rings in corners, with flowers and ribbon down sides. Main centre for lettering cut back at edges to give relief to carving. Carving on flanking panels. Ends serpent of eternity around hourglass, fronds above, scrolls below. Monument sunk somewhat into ground.

Listing NGR: SO7170213901

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
354322
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.

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Date: 24 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08889/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Richard F. Skinner. Source Historic England Archive
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