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Cosenes Monument in Churchyard 5 Metres South South East of South Transept, Church of All Saints, Castle Cary

Description: Cosenes Monument in Churchyard 5 Metres South South East of South Transept, Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 261986

OS Grid Reference: ST6393632046
OS Grid Coordinates: 363936, 132046
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0866, -2.5163

Location: 2 Church Street, Castle Cary, Somerset BA7 7EJ

Locality: Castle Cary
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA7 7EJ

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Listing Text

5/53 Cosenes monument in churchyard 5
metres south-south-east of south
transept, Church of All Saints


Chest tomb. C16. Doulting stone. Moulded base; plain sides and flanks; dentilled under-frieze course, plain inscribed
frieze; flat top with rounded leading edges. Inscription around frieze reads 'HERE RESTETH THE BODY IOF IOHN/COSENES
WHO/WAS BURYED THE 19 DAY OF FEBRVAR/ANNO 1590. Some other C17 inscriptions on sides. One of the earliest chest tombs
in the area, of unusual pattern and quite well preserved.

Listing NGR: ST6393632046

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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