Description: Three Monuments in Churchyard East and North East of Chancel of Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 29 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 316103
OS Grid Reference: ST9473678731
OS Grid Coordinates: 394736, 178731
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5075, -2.0772
SUTTON BENGER HIGH STREET
ST 9478 (north side)
12/275 Three monuments in churchyard
east and north-east of chancel
of Church of All Saints
Three chest tombs, C18 and early C19, ashlar. From south:
a) about 8m east of chancel, unidentified early C18 monument with
two sunk panels each side, one each end and moulded capstone.
b) about 2m north east of chancel, Lanfear monument, c1845, ashlar
with black and red colouring. Flattened lyre ends with low
relief classical sarcophagus, and heavy scrolls. North side
single plaque, two south plaques with urn in niche and
descending dove between.
c) about 4m north of b), Messiter monument, later C18, with two
raised plaques each side, baluster angles and similar flat
balusters on inner side of plaques. Centre carved flower in
vase. Moulded base and cornice with fluted frieze.
Inscription to Thomas Messiter died 1783.
Listing NGR: ST9473678731
Source: English Heritage
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