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Govett Family Chest Tomb, in Churchyard One Metre West of Porch, Church of St Mary, Stringston

Description: Govett Family Chest Tomb, in Churchyard One Metre West of Porch, Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 265258

OS Grid Reference: ST1763942396
OS Grid Coordinates: 317639, 142396
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1749, -3.1795

Location: Stringston, Somerset TA5 1SX

Locality: Stringston
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA5 1SX

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Listing Text


6/199 Govett family chest tomb, in
churchyard one metre West of
porch, Church of St Mary


Chest tomb. Early C17. Sandstone and blue lias. Flat topped, cavetto moulded cornice, sunk plinth, inscribed on all
faces in fine lettering but rust South face has been removed and a blue lias panel inserted. Earliest inscription on
North face to John Garett, died 1618. Forms part of a group of early, finely inscribed chest tombs with the Prior
family chest tomb (qv).

Listing NGR: ST1763942396

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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