Description: Group of 16 Plummer and Large Monuments 12 Metres South West of South Porch, Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 17 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 317944
OS Grid Reference: SU0967287153
OS Grid Coordinates: 409672, 187153
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5832, -1.8618
SU 08 NE PURTON CHURCH END
8/296 Group of 16 Plummer and Large
monuments 12m south-west of south
porch, Church of St. Mary
Group of 16 chest tombs, mostly sandstone. C18 and early C19. Set
in 3 rows.
East row, from north to south:
(a) Limestone. Raised casket top, fluted pilasters
and moulded base. Inscription in oval panel
with reeded fascia over and paterae. To
WILLIAM SHEPPARD, died 1826.
(b) Low moulded table, part buried. To RICHARD
PLUMMER, died 1758, and wife.
(c) Similar to last, to RICHARD PLUMMER, date buried,
and his wife.
(d) Moulded table and base. Recessed corner balusters.
Inscription in moulded panel. To GEORGE SUTTON,
Middle row, from north:
(e) Decorated and hipped table, recessed corner
balusters. Inscription in moulded panel, to
EDWARD PLUMMER, died 1844, and wife SARAH.
(f) Moulded table and base. Recessed corner balusters.
Decoration in corners, to EDWARD DEANE, died 1776.
(g) Limestone. Oval chest tomb. Moulded table and
base. Raised panels, shields at ends, branches
below. To EDWARD PLUMMER, date not legible.
(h) Limestone. Moulded table and base. Recessed
corner balusters. To THOMAS PLUMMER, died 1797.
(i) Moulded table and base. Recessed corner balusters.
Inscription in oval panel, to WILLIAM PLUMMER,
(j) Similar, but hipped table. To RICHARD PLUMMER,
(k) Similar but flat table. To THOMAS PLUMMER,
West row, from north:
(l) Moulded table and base. Recessed corner balusters.
To WILLIAM LARGE, died 1823.
(m) Similar, to WILLIAM and RACHEL LARGE, died 1807
(n) Similar but table inscribed. To ROBERT and
ELIZABETH LARGE, died 1834 and 1842.
(o) Hipped and decorated table. Moulded base.
Recessed fluted corner balusters. To WILLIAM
LARGE, died 1850, and MARY his wife, died 1838.
Listing NGR: SU0967287153
Source: English Heritage
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