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Description: Three Monuments in Churchyard to West of West Tower of Church of St Swithin
Date Listed: 25 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 316280
OS Grid Reference: SU0306671594
OS Grid Coordinates: 403066, 171594
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4433, -1.9573
COMPTON BASSETT COMPTON BASSETT VILLAGE
SU 07 SW
9/156 Three monuments in churchyard
to west of west tower of
Church of St Swithin
Group of three chest tombs, later C18 to C19, ashlar. From north:
a) S. Stiles monument, later C18, with slab sides, baluster
angles, moulded base and capstone. Very low relief rococo
decoration to north side plaques. Inscription to Samuel
Stiles, died 1769.
b) Hammond monument, early C19, with baluster angles, moulded base
and capstone. Oval plaque each side with cherub head
spandrels. South inscription to Richard Hammond died 1801.
c) R. Stiles monument, early C19, with moulded base, fluted frieze
and fluted baluster angles. Two plaques each side with flower
between. Inscription to Robert Stiles, died 1803.
Listing NGR: SU0306671594
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Source: English Heritage
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