The medallion measures 24¾inch x 28⅜inch and is cut in relief
on a blue ledger stone 88inch x 43inch in the Nave.
Arms: Erm. on a chief sa. three talbots’ heads,
erased of the field for FAUNCE, a crescent for difference for BARRELL.
Crest: (on an Esqr’s helmet) a lion rampant.
Here lieth the Body of Mrs Jane FAUNCE wife of Thomas
Faunce Esq. and daughter of the Rev. Mr Edmd BARRELL Prebendary of this
Cathedral Church. A woman who was a most eminent Pattern of all the
private and domestick Virtues, Adorned with the graces of the Christian,
A strict observer of every part of her religious duty, A faithful and
most affectionate wife, A dutiful and tender daughter, A loving and
careful Mother, relation and friend, Whose wisdom and the best temper
rendered useful and amiable. The contemplation of such an example should
animate us in our Christian course, When we see what a pitch of
excellence Human nature with religion can attain. She died of the
small-pox the 22nd of June 1759 in the 54th year of her age.
Rubbed July 1930 by Nicholas Eyare Toke