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Hood Family Monument, 24 Metres South of Nave, Church of St Leonard, Butleigh

Description: Hood Family Monument, 24 Metres South of Nave, Church of St Leonard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 267723

OS Grid Reference: ST5198833890
OS Grid Coordinates: 351988, 133890
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1023, -2.6871

Location: High Street, Butleigh, Somerset BA6 8SY

Locality: Butleigh
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA6 8SY

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Listing Text


11/10 Hood family monument, 24 metres
south of nave, Church of St.
- Leonard


Chest tomb. Late C18/early C19. Dressed stone. Oblong chest on a moulded plinth, entablature with triglyphs, guttae and
paterae dentil cornicei slab top with fluted ends and scroll decoration. Earliest inscription to John Periam of Wootton
House, 1788; though monument principally intended for Hood family; inscription to Capt. Alexander Hood of 1798; and to
Admiral Lord Hood of Avalon. Further C19 inscriptions.

Listing NGR: ST5198833890

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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