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Medieval Monument 1 Metre East of Chancel, Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Muchelney

Description: Medieval Monument 1 Metre East of Chancel, Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 263275

OS Grid Reference: ST4291124902
OS Grid Coordinates: 342911, 124902
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0206, -2.8153

Location: Muchelney, Somerset TA10 0DG

Locality: Muchelney
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA10 0DG

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Listing Text

Medieval monument 1 metre east of
Chancel, Church of SS. Peter and

Chest tomb. Early C15. Ham stone. Moulded base, flat top with deep gothic moulded coving; plain west end, but flanks
have 6 traceried panels with cusped ogee heads and trefoils; east end has 4 panels to half-height, then an inverted 'T'
panel apparently for brass plate, now missing, flanked by trefoils and ogee arched panels. Said to have had the
headless effigy of an abbot. Tomb relocated after discovery on site of Abbey (q.v) during excavations of 1873 (VCR, vol
III, 1914).

Listing NGR: ST4291124902

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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