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Group of 4 Chest Tombs to South East of Lych Gate, Parish Church of St Swithun's, Bathford

Description: Group of 4 Chest Tombs to South East of Lych Gate, Parish Church of St Swithun's

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 32214

OS Grid Reference: ST7880566640
OS Grid Coordinates: 378805, 166640
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3984, -2.3060

Location: 53 Church Street, Bathford, Bath and North East Somerset BA1 7TU

Locality: Bathford
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA1 7TU

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Listing Text

(South-east side)
Group of 4 chest tombs to
G.V. south-east of lych-gate,
Parish Church of St. Swithun's.


4 chest tombs. Late C18th and early C19th. Ashlar. Panelled sides and
moulded cornice. (1) and (2) Fluted pilasters with paterae and decorative
frieze. Inscribed (illegible) panels. (3) 1810. Inscribed panels. (4) Mid-
late C18th. Carved foliage on corner pilasters; decorative frieze; central
oval panel. The chest tombs in Bathford churchyard represent a good and
extensive collection of classical, and traditional local tomb forms and contribute
greatly to the setting of the church.

Listing NGR: ST7880566640

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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