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Nelson Monument in Churchyard, in Angle Between Nave and South Transept, Church of St Thomas, Cricket St Thomas

Description: Nelson Monument in Churchyard, in Angle Between Nave and South Transept, Church of St Thomas

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 262140

OS Grid Reference: ST3729008575
OS Grid Coordinates: 337290, 108575
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8733, -2.8926

Location: Cricket St Thomas, Somerset TA20 4DB

Locality: Cricket St Thomas
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA20 4DB

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Listing Text


4/12 Nelson monument in churchyard, in
angle between rave and south
transept, Church of St Thomas


Monument. Early C20. White marble, has stone, bronze dated. A figure of St Michael about 3 metres high. possibly
Italian carved, carrying a finely worked bronze sword, point down, with Ham stone kerb surround to large plot.
Commemorates Alexander Nelson Viscount Bridport, Duke of Bronte, died 1904. A note in the church states that for many
years the statue was laid flat, as the white figure at night scared too many locals! This monument included to complete
the collection of Hood and Nelson monuments in St Thomas' Church (qv).

Listing NGR: ST3729008575

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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