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Harred Family Chest Tomb in Churchyard About 2 Metres South of Porch Church of the Holy Cross, Thornfalcon

Description: Harred Family Chest Tomb in Churchyard About 2 Metres South of Porch Church of the Holy Cross

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 270928

OS Grid Reference: ST2833423900
OS Grid Coordinates: 328334, 123900
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0100, -3.0229

Location: Church Lane, Thornfalcon, Somerset TA3 5NP

Locality: Thornfalcon
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 5NP

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Listing Text


5/139 Harred family chest tomb in
churchyard, about 2 south of
porch, Church of the Holy Cross


Chest tomb. Mid C18. Ham stone. Ledger topped, moulded cornice, moulded plinth, raised and fielded panels, end pilasters divided vertically into 3 panels, winged cherubs heads on north and south faces, west end skull and cross bones, east end pair of hearts with crossed arrows through them carved in high relief. Inscribed north side to Thomas Harred died 1769, and south side, very soft and decayed, to Mary his wife, died 1769. A fine tomb, and an interesting variant on a standard C18 design.

Listing NGR: ST2833423900

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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