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Description: Allen Monument in South East Corner of Churchyard, Former Church of St Giles
Date Listed: 19 November 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 262196
OS Grid Reference: ST3511211282
OS Grid Coordinates: 335112, 111282
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8974, -2.9240
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KNOWLE ST GILES CP PINKHAM HILL (North side, off) )
2/69 Allen monument in south-east
corner of churchvard, former
Church of St Giles
Shrine tomb. Later C19. Ham stone. Square plan; moulded basa; one cusped lancet panel with traceried gable to each
face, with truncated steeplet above: attached is a enclosing low wall, trefoil traceried, with a cross at the east end.
Commemorates J.M Allen and his children. The Revd J.M Allen was curate here 1839-55, as well as headmaster of Ilminster
Grammar School, He was an amateur architect of considerable skill - his other church in this parish, St Mary Maqdalen,
Cricket Malherbie (qv), is probably his best work. (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, l978, p162).
Listing NGR: ST3511211282
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Source: English Heritage
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