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Group of 4 Goddard Monuments, in the Churchyard, Immediately South of Chancel of St Rumbold's Church, Pentridge

Description: Group of 4 Goddard Monuments, in the Churchyard, Immediately South of Chancel of St Rumbold's Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 107411

OS Grid Reference: SU0333617816
OS Grid Coordinates: 403336, 117816
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9598, -1.9539

Location: Earthpits Lane, Pentridge, Dorset SP5 5QX

Locality: Pentridge
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 5QX

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Listing Text


(North-west side)

3/74 Group of 4 Goddard monuments,
in the churchyard, immediately
south of chancel of
St Rumbold's Church


2 stones and 2 table tombs 1774-1797. Stone. The stones are both similar
and are reset against the chancel wall. They have round panels for inscriptions
with cherubs and stylised suns inscribed IHS above. Foliage carving to either
side of panel. Lettering in round, lower case and gothic script. To William
and Mary Goddard.

Westernmost table tomb has moulded plinth and top with baluster ends. Double
oval panels framed with guilloche. Particularly fine carved, knotted ribbon
decoration. Lettering in lower case copperplate. To William Goddard.

Easternmost table tomb has moulded top and plinth with oval panel for inscription
Central panel flanked by subsidiary rectangular panels containing lozenges and
carved rays radiating from corners. Upper and lower case round lettering.
To Jane Goddard. (RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p 53, no. 1).

Listing NGR: SU0333617816

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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