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Chest Tomb to Thomas Heale Junior, in Churchyard 14 Metres South of South Chapel, Church of St Micha, Buckland Dinham

Description: Chest Tomb to Thomas Heale Junior, in Churchyard 14 Metres South of South Chapel, Church of St Micha

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 267072

OS Grid Reference: ST7550051249
OS Grid Coordinates: 375500, 151249
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2599, -2.3525

Location: The Cross, Buckland Dinham, Somerset BA11 2QD

Locality: Buckland Dinham
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 2QD

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Listing Text


4/126 Chest tomb to Thomas Heale
Junior, in churchyard 14 metres
South of South chapel, Church of
St. Michael


Chest tomb to Thomas Heale Junior. C17. Dressed stone, 3 shallow semi-circular head niches to each side of chest,
slightly emphasised keystones and imposts; inscriptions in each; similar niche to each end. Decayed slab top, moulded
around edges. Inscription in niche on east corner of south side reads:- "My Babes That Died Not Long Before Shall
Raise And Reign For Ever More". Centre panel reads:- "My Life Unto My Friends Is Lost Yet To Me Is Found, It Was
Brought From Bed Unto This Ground ......". Panel to west reads:- "Here Lieth The Body Of Thomas Heale Junior Who
Departed This Life The 26th ......". Remainder of inscriptions obscured by raised ground level, much decayed.

Listing NGR: ST7550051249

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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