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Description: Poole Family Chest Tomb in Church Yard, One Metre North of Nave, Church of St John
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 270686
OS Grid Reference: ST2120126430
OS Grid Coordinates: 321201, 126430
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0318, -3.1251
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ST22NW STAPLEGROVE CP
5/230 Poole family chest tomb in
churchyard, one metre North of
nave, Church of St John
Chest tomb. Early C19. By J Withey of Taunton. Portland and blue lias stones. Flat topped, ashlar columns, chamfered
plinth. Inscribed at considerable length on North front to Capt Robert Poole "a man distinguished alike by an
enterprising spirit and inflexible integrity", died 1833, and briefly at the West end to Joseph Poole 'who after
sailing round the Globe with Captain Cooke departed this life October 3rd 1791.' The description of Capt. Poole's life
makes most edifying reading,
Listing NGR: ST2120126430
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