Building record M8969 - Gravestones, St Wilfred's Church, Kinoulton


GRAVESTONE (Post Medieval to Georgian)


Grid reference Centred SK 66192 30405 (59m by 45m)
Map sheet SK63SE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Kinoulton, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

The area of the church itself is marked by an oval rise, its top capped with a series of gravestones, some of them broken…The church was demolished in 1793. (1)
The mound is topped with 40 - 50 re-erected gravestones, the majority of which belong to the C17 and C18. (2)
Most of the headstones are of slate and by local craftsmen, Pevsner describes them as "including one which is the finest in the county". (3) (4)
A few slate headstones, including a particularly fine one to Patrick Dee d.1703. (5)
Stone[s 10 & 11], late C17 or early C18. (6)
See M825 for church site.

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

3 colour prints, C7/4, C8/7, SMR

Listed buildings slides, (Photograph). SNT2648.

<1> Beresford M and Hurst JG, 1971, Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies (Published document). SNT477.

<2> Colquhoun FD, 1974, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT582.

<3> Pevsner N, 1951, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire (Monograph). SNT49.

<4> Dodd A, 1988, AM107 (Unpublished document). SNT620.

<5> Pevsner N, 1979, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed., p 156 (Monograph). SNT4.

<6> DOE, Listed Building Description (Published document). SNT228.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Photograph: Listed buildings slides. .
  • <1> Published document: Beresford M and Hurst JG. 1971. Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies.
  • <2> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1974. Pers Comm.
  • <3> Monograph: Pevsner N. 1951. The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Dodd A. 1988. AM107.
  • <5> Monograph: Pevsner N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed.. Penguin. p 156.
  • <6> Published document: DOE. Listed Building Description.

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Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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