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Three Blakely Monuments About 5 to 15 Metres North of Church of St Margaret, Thrandeston

Description: Three Blakely Monuments About 5 to 15 Metres North of Church of St Margaret

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280410

OS Grid Reference: TM1166576460
OS Grid Coordinates: 611665, 276460
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3453, 1.1061

Location: Thrandeston, Suffolk IP21 4BX

Locality: Thrandeston
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP21 4BX

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Listing Text

TM 17 NW

2/120 Three Blakely monuments
- about 5 to 15m north of
Church of St. Margaret


Group of 3 chest tombs to members of Blakely family. Late C18 and early C19,
said all to have been restored in 1843. All ashlar with moulded bases and
rounded cappings. Tomb nearest church to E. Blakely, d.1796. Long sides have
2 raised vertical panels with intermediate and angle bellied pilasters with
moulded neckings. Short sides have single raised panels. 2 sides inscribed.
Middle tomb to L. Blakely, d. c.1780, and other Blakelys buried in early C19.
Lightly moulded pilasters at angles and to centre on long sides. Recessed
octagonal panels with 4 sides curved, most panels are inscribed. Furthest
tomb is to J. Blakely, d.1817, and J. Rix Blakely, d.1837. Recessed octagonal
panels with 4 sides curved, slightly cambered heads in depressed arched
surrounds, 2 on long sides inscribed. Bellied pilasters at angles. (East
Anglian Miscellany, 1924, pp.29 and 32)

Listing NGR: TM1166576460

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Source: English Heritage

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