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Circular Monument in the Churchyard About 8 Metres North of Tower of Church of St Peter, Stourton with Gasper

Description: Circular Monument in the Churchyard About 8 Metres North of Tower of Church of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 321246

OS Grid Reference: ST7760633943
OS Grid Coordinates: 377606, 133943
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1043, -2.3212

Location: High Street, Stourton, Wiltshire BA12 6QF

Locality: Stourton with Gasper
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 6QF

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Listing Text

ST 73 SE
(south side)
6/140 Circular monument in the churchyard
about 8 metres north of tower of
Church of St Peter
Monument or seat. Early C19. Limestone. Circular slightly
weathered top on ten moulded ogee arches, approximately 1.5 metres
diameter. The purpose of this is unknown, but it was possibly a
seat and erected for Richard Colt Hoare, the work done by John
Carter; ogee arches very similar to these were added to the Gothic
Cottage (q.v.), for a seat by John Carter in 1806.
(K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)

Listing NGR: ST7760633943

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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