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Swadel Chest Tomb, 8 Metres South of the South Door of the Chancel, Church of Saint Peter, Yeovilton

Description: Swadel Chest Tomb, 8 Metres South of the South Door of the Chancel, Church of Saint Peter

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 262775

OS Grid Reference: ST5456124910
OS Grid Coordinates: 354561, 124910
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0218, -2.6492

Location: Church Street, Yeovilton, Somerset BA22 8JE

Locality: Yeovilton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 8JE

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Listing Text


3/161 Swadel Chest Tomb, 8 metres South
of the South door of the chancel,
Church of Saint Peter



Chest Tomb. 1617. Ham stone. Rectangular plan. The base sunken; 2 panels
each flank, 1 each end, with corner and centre fluted pilasters; very
thick hipped top slab with very small dentils in core moulding.
Inscription on North face extends over 2 panels and reads "Here
resteth-the bodie/of John Swa-del the Youn/ger who de-cesed the 29/of
March - Anno Dimi/16-17", all in capitals with no spaces between words.
On the South side in the same script is the inscription "John Swa-del
the elder/who decea-sed the 24/ of August - Anno Dimi/15-93". The end
inscriptions are badly worn.

Listing NGR: ST5456124910

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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