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Charnel House in the Churchyard of the Church of St Michael, Mere

Description: Charnel House in the Churchyard of the Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 320169

OS Grid Reference: ST8115832253
OS Grid Coordinates: 381158, 132253
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0893, -2.2704

Location: 1 Church Street, Mere, Wiltshire BA12 6DS

Locality: Mere
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 6DS

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Listing Text

(south side)
Charnel House in the
6.1.66 churchyard of the
Church of St Michael


Churchyard building, possibly former charnel house, now store. Late mediaeval
front, much reconstructed behind. Squared limestone rubble in courses, plain
tile roof to tight-clipped verge; red brick dressing and quoins on north side.
To churchyard a flat segmental chamfered opening with C19 plank door; to the
right a worn cusped single light with terracotta beneath a section of straight
hollow mould as drip, and in the gable a plain rectangular opening to chamfered
surround. Left wall has a late opening with plank fill right wall plain. Roof
structure rebuilt in C19 or C20. To the right a rubble wall continues at eaves
height to a returned garden wall.

Listing NGR: ST8115632253

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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