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Group of Three Monuments in Churchyard South of South Aisle of Church of St Martin, Bremhill

Description: Group of Three Monuments in Churchyard South of South Aisle of Church of St Martin

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 316149

OS Grid Reference: ST9798173005
OS Grid Coordinates: 397981, 173005
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4560, -2.0304

Location: 1 Lodowicks, Bremhill, Wiltshire SN11 9LD

Locality: Bremhill
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN11 9LD

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Listing Text

ST 97 SE
(south side)
8/25 Group of three monuments in
churchyard south of south aisle
of Church of St Martin
Three chest tombs, C18, ashlar. From north:
a) Spackman monument, late C18, with baluster angles and large
bordered rectangular plaques each side. Moulded base and
capstone. East end inscription to Jacob Spackman.
b) Brome monument, adjoining a), early C18, with moulded base and
capstone, squat baluster angles, armorial west end and finely
lettered north side inscription to Ralph Brome died 1716.
South side inscription commemorating his benefactions.
c) Broome monument, to east of b), mid C18, similar in style with
moulded base and capstone and baluster angles. Scroll bordered
south plaque flanked by trumpetting putti on pedestals with
inscription to Ralph Broome of Nutthills. North inscription:
'Beneath this tomb the mortal part doth lie
Of him who did all Nations base defie
Just and upright he was to every man
And never failed to lend a helping hand
Unto the poor from round about's abode
He fed the hungry and the naked clothed
For such good deeds our Blessed Lord doth say
That he the giver will most surely pay'.

Listing NGR: ST9798173005

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Source: English Heritage

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