Description: Prior Family Chest Tomb and Encircling Wrought Iron Railings, in Churchyard, 10 Metres South of Sout
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 265259
OS Grid Reference: ST1764442387
OS Grid Coordinates: 317644, 142387
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1748, -3.1795
There is also a scheduled monument, Stringston churchyard cross, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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ST14SE STRINGSTON CP
6/198 Prior family chest tomb and
encircling wrought iron railings,
in churchyard, 10 metres South of
South Chapel, Church of St Mary
Chest tomb and railings. Early C17 and mid C19. Sandstone and blue lias with wrought iron. Flat topped with
additional blue lias panel on top, cavetto moulded cornice, moulded plinth, inscribed on all faces with 8 line poem on
on South side. Fine lettering. Earliest inscription to John Prior died 1618. Encircled with wrought iron railings.
Form part of a group of important early C17 chest tombs with Govett family chest tomb (qv).
Listing NGR: ST1764442387
Source: English Heritage
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