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Unidentified Chest Tomb, in Churchyard 6 Metres South of Porch, Church of St Mary, Kingston St Mary

Description: Unidentified Chest Tomb, in Churchyard 6 Metres South of Porch, Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 270626

OS Grid Reference: ST2228429696
OS Grid Coordinates: 322284, 129696
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0613, -3.1104

Location: Church Lane, Kingston St Mary, Somerset TA2 8HU

Locality: Kingston St Mary
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA2 8HU

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Listing Text


12/115 Unidentified chest tomb, in
churchyard 6 metres South of
porch, Church of St Mary


Chest tomb. C17. Sandstone, alabaster sections and blue lias panels. Steeply pitched ledger top, dentil moulded
cornice, frieze carved with swags and drops moulded architrave, divided into 2 bays on North and South fronts with
semi-circular headed sroded blue lias panels, alabaster winged cherubs in spandrels with central alabaster drapes, East
and West ends 'en bombe' with carved palms West, skull and cross bones East. It would seem that the frieze and cornice
have at some time been painted as traces of brown pigment remain. Poor condition at time of survey (March 1984).
(Photographs in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST2228429693

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Source: English Heritage

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