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Tomb of FE Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead

Gazetteer No. G0470

Date 1930

Address Charlton Banbury, Oxfordshire England


Cemetery. Tiny Gothic chapel of 1903. – F. E. Smith, Earl of Birkenhead, †1930. Altar tomb by Lutyens, carved by Broadbent. Similar to the Wimborne tomb at Ashby St Ledgers. Chest with circles set on a coved base. – Robin, Earl of Birkenhead †1985. Obelisk cenotaph, incised decoration with at the sides a lion and a griffin. (Bailey & Pevsner, 2013, p.169)


Bailey B & Pevsner N (2013) Northamptonshire. The Buildings of England. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Also Cited In

Butler, A., 1950. The architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens: the Lutyens memorial series. Vol III: Town and Public Buildings: Memorials: The Metropolitan Cathedral, Liverpool, Country Life: London and Scibners: New York.

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