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Unidentified Chest Tomb in Churchyard, About 3 Metres South of Porch, Church of St Auguistine, West Monkton

Description: Unidentified Chest Tomb in Churchyard, About 3 Metres South of Porch, Church of St Auguistine

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 270751

OS Grid Reference: ST2630428440
OS Grid Coordinates: 326304, 128440
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0506, -3.0527

Location: Boome Lane, West Monkton, Somerset TA2 8QT

Locality: West Monkton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA2 8QT

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Listing Text


6/207 Unidentified chest tomb in
churchyard, about 3 metres South
of porch, Church of St Augustine


Chest tomb. Late C17. Ham stone. Flat topped, frieze ornately carved with lions' masks, diamonds and rosettes,
segmental headed bays with decorated spandrels set between caryatids on North and South faces, cartouche below angel's
ead at East end, scull and cross bones West end partially sunk below ground. Inscriptions no longer legible but date
1683/8 is discernable on North face. A very handsome chest tomb.

Listing NGR: ST2630428440

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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