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Coleman Family Chest Tomb at Ngr St 2868 1956 About 23 Metres East of Entrance to Former Churchyard, Bickenhall

Description: Coleman Family Chest Tomb at Ngr St 2868 1956 About 23 Metres East of Entrance to Former Churchyard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 270781

OS Grid Reference: ST2865819571
OS Grid Coordinates: 328658, 119571
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9711, -3.0174

Location: Bickenhall Lane, Bickenhall, Somerset TA3 5RU

Locality: Bickenhall
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 5RU

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Listing Text


8/1 Coleman family chest tomb at NGR
ST 2868 1956, about 23 east of
entrance to former churchyard


Chest tomb. Mid C18. Ham stone. Ledger topped, cyma recta moulded cornice, moulded plinth, inscribed on all faces,
south to Mary wife of Richard Coleman died 1754, west to John Bugg died 1757. Cornice slightly damaged, partially sunk
but good lettering. Forms part of a good group of chest tombs in the former churchyard of Bickenhall Church. The church
was in a delapidated condition when the rector, the Rev Portman, had it demolished in 1849 and rebuilt at his own
expense nearer his rectory in Staple Fitzpaine. (Sixmith, Staple Fitzpaine and the Forest of Neroche, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST2868019560

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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