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Group of 3 Table Tombs to South West of Holy Rood Church, Buckland Newton

Description: Group of 3 Table Tombs to South West of Holy Rood Church

Grade: II
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

Location: Buckland Newton, Dorset DT2 7BX

Locality: Buckland Newton
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 7BX

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Listing Text


5/55 Group of 3 table-tombs
to south west of Holy
Rood Church


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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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