Description: Wall to Churchyard Including Gateway with Piers and Gates, Church of St Mary the Virgin
Date Listed: 24 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 269613
OS Grid Reference: ST3517934814
OS Grid Coordinates: 335179, 134814
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1089, -2.9273
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WESTONZOYLAND CP MAIN ROAD (North side)
5/82 Wall to churchyard including
gateway with piers and gates,
Church of St Mary the Virgin
Wall to churchyard including gateway with piers and gates. C19. Continuous run of walling surrounding churchyard on
north, south, east, and west sides; coursed and squared rubble, some cement capping, stone capping to west and on
principal road frontage to Main Road; gateway opposite south doorway of church, paired squared rubble piers with
moulded freestone caps, wrought-iron lamp overthrow with later lamp, pair of ornamental wrought-iron gates. The
churchyard was the scene of the hanging of several of Monmouth's rebels after the Battle of Sedgemoor, July 6 1685; 16
of the King's men were buried either in the Church of St Mary the Virgin (qv) or in the churchyard.
Listing NGR: ST3517934814
Source: English Heritage
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