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Group of 7 Monuments in Churchyard, Adjacent to Nave, Church of St Peter and St Paul, Kilmersdon

Description: Group of 7 Monuments in Churchyard, Adjacent to Nave, Church of St Peter and St Paul

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 267942

OS Grid Reference: ST6959952419
OS Grid Coordinates: 369599, 152419
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2701, -2.4371

Location: Church Street, Kilmersdon, Somerset BA3 5SZ

Locality: Kilmersdon
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA3 5SZ

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Listing Text

11/159 Group of 7 monuments in
churchyard, adjacent to nave,
Church of St. Peter and St. Paul


Group of 4 chest tombs and 3 headstones. Nearest to church to John Moore of 1676, chest tomb, dressed stone, moulded
plinth, carved pilasters, frieze with rosettes, ornamental panels between pilasters, hipped slab top moulded around
lower edge. Next adjacent to south to John Moore of 1622, chest tomb, dressed stone, made up of 4 large slabs on simply
moulded plinth, dentil cornice, slab top moulded around outer edge. Next adjacent to south to Moore family of 1644 and
later, chest tomb, dressed stone, plinth, fielded and fluted pilasters, between the pilasters inscribed slate panels
with floral ornament, hipped slab top, moulded around its lower edge. Next adjacent to east, unidentified, of 1632,
chest tomb, dressed stone, plinth buried, much arabesque strapwork, oval panels to north and south with inscriptions
much obscured by lichen, massive hipped slab top. On the east side of this group of chest tombs, 3 headstones dated
1680, 1692 and 1720, 2 with shaped tops, inscriptions.

Listing NGR: ST6959952419

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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