Description: Group of Eight Monuments in Churchyard, South and West of Nave, Church of St Andrew
Date Listed: 27 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 263470
OS Grid Reference: ST5191215372
OS Grid Coordinates: 351912, 115372
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9358, -2.6857
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ST5115 BRYMPTON D'EVERCY CP
10/20 Group of eight monuments in
churchyard, south and west of
nave, Church of St. Andrew
An extremely good group of C16, C17 and early C18 monuments, mostly in good condition. (a) Unidentified monument about
2 metres south-west of porch; Chest tomb. Early C16. Ham stone. Chamfered plinth; quatrefoil panelled sides, one panel
to east end, 3 to each flank, all with shields in centre uncarved, west end plain with chalice drawing inscribed;
cavetto mould coving to thick flat top. No inscriptions. (b) Kygell monunent about 2 metres south of nave; Chest tomb.
C16. Ham stone. Moulded plinth; plain sides and flanks; moulded coving to flat top. Commemorates Thomas Kygell buried
22nd April 1577, and Elizabeth his wife, buried 30th June 1588. (c) Unidentified monument about 2 metres south-west of
nave: Chest tomb. C16. Ham stone. Moulded base; plain sides and flanks; cavetto-mould coving to heavy flat top.
commemorates Johanis Wo- died 1576. (d) Michell Monument about 4 metres west-south-west of nave: Chest tomb C17. Ham
stone. Moulded base; semi-circular-arched panels, one each end and 2 each flank, with imposts, keystones and
dentilling, reeded pilasters to flanks, plain frieze; moulded coving to heavy hipped top. Commemorates John Michell,
died 1683, and others. (e) Michell monument about 3 metres west of nave: Chest tomb. C18. Ham stone. Moulded base;
semi-circular arched panels, one each end and two each flank, with imposts, keystones and dentilling, plain frieze;
moulded coving to heavy hipped top. Commemorates various members of Michell family including Ann, died 1722, and
Dorothy, died 1730. (f) Nowis monument aboout 6 metres west of nave: Chest tomb. C17. Ham stone Moulded plinth; plain
sides and flanks; cyma-recta coving to heavy flat top. Commemorates John Nowis died 1645, and another John Nowis died
1730 (g) Michell monument about 4 metres west of nave: Headstone. C17. Ham stone. Slab about 400mm wide x 600mm high,
75mm thick with chamfered back; semi- circular arched top, simple incised border. Commemorates Elizabeth, daughter of
Ann and Charles Michell, died 1700 (?). (h) Michell monument about 6 metres west of nave: Headstone. C18. Ham stone
with lias stone insert. Slab about 800mm wide and one metre high, 100mm thick with chamfered back, triangular top:
carved roll border, with angel-head in pediment over. Commemorates Ann Michell, died 1716.
Listing NGR: ST5191615372
Source: English Heritage
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