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Description: Group of 3 Table Tombs to South West of Holy Rood Church
Date Listed: 21 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 104779
OS Grid Reference: ST6875505256
OS Grid Coordinates: 368755, 105256
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8460, -2.4452
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ST 60 NE BUCKLAND NEWTON BUCKLAND NEWTON VILLAGE
5/55 Group of 3 table-tombs
to south west of Holy
Group of 3 table-tombs (1) lm south of south aisle to west of porch.
Probably early C18. Ashlar, cavetto moulded flat top with rounded ends.
One end bears cartouche with coat of arms, other bears skull and
crossbones with batswings. Inscription in rectangular panel flanked
by side panels bearing hourglasses and crossed bones. (2) and (3) are
approximately 2 m south west of south west aisle corner. Probably C18.
Stone, ridged tops with cyma moulds and rectangular panels. One has
fluted angle pilasters and divided side panels. Both appear to be to
members of the Hopkins family.
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 50, no 1.
Listing NGR: ST6875505256
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Source: English Heritage
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