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John Kemp Monument in Churchyard, About 2 Metres South of Priest's Door, Church of St Michael, Chipstable

Description: John Kemp Monument in Churchyard, About 2 Metres South of Priest's Door, Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271164

OS Grid Reference: ST0203226003
OS Grid Coordinates: 302032, 126003
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0250, -3.3983

Location: Churchill Lane, Chipstable, Somerset TA4 2QR

Locality: Chipstable
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 2QR

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Listing Text


1/11 John Kemp monument in churchyard
about 2 m south of priest's door
Church of St Michael



Chest tomb. Early C17. unidentified stone. Flat topped, steeply chamfered top, monolithic
slabs north and south sides, former inscribed: "Here lieth the body of John Kemp of Raddington
buried the VI day of July 160-". East and west ends open with stone lying nearby.
Top eroded. A good example of an early chest tomb with remarkably clear lettering.

Listing NGR: ST0203226003

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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