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Unknown Monument in the Churchyard 14 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Peter, Lydford-on-Fosse

Description: Unknown Monument in the Churchyard 14 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 267564

OS Grid Reference: ST5649731860
OS Grid Coordinates: 356497, 131860
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0844, -2.6224

Location: High Street, Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset TA11 7DB

Locality: Lydford-on-Fosse
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA11 7DB

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Listing Text


10/92 Unknown monument in the
churchyard 14 metres south of
chancel of Church of St. Peter



Chest tomb. C17 Dressed lias and Ham stone. Classic oblong chest on a moulded plinth; (plinth buried at time of
re-survey, August 1984); chest with elaborate scroll decoration to east and west ends; that to east end surrounding a
clover-roof cross, that to west end a blank oval panel; south side with fluted end pilasters, north side with end
pilasters with cherubic heads in relief; a lias panel inset between each pair of pilasters, that to north with the
remains of an inscription. Hipped slab top cavetto moulded around its lower edge.

Listing NGR: ST5649731860

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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