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Section of Churchyard Wall at East End of Churchyard of St Swithun's with Built in Fragments and Two, Bathford

Description: Section of Churchyard Wall at East End of Churchyard of St Swithun's with Built in Fragments and Two

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 32220

OS Grid Reference: ST7890466572
OS Grid Coordinates: 378904, 166572
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3978, -2.3046

Location: 3 Pump Lane, 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)
Section of churchyard wall
G.V. at east end of churchyard
of St. Swithun's with built-
in fragments and two seats.


Churchyard wall, including fragments of Romanesque carving and 2 ashlar seats.
The wall is circa 1870 but the fragments are C12th and were found when the old
chancel arch was demolished in 1870. Rubble walls; ashlar seats and hoods;
freestone carving. To left 2 plain ashlar seats, in recesses and under stone
hoods on brackets. To right: a shallow, plain piscina with a segmental head.
Under a flat stone hood on brackets are the Romanesque fragments; consisting of
a much mutilated figure of an ?angel (or possibly a bishop - Swithin) flanked by
2 engaged columns with Chevron and bead decoration and coarse cushion-type
capitals; fragments of a decorated round arch with dogtooth moulding.

Listing NGR: ST7890466572

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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