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Maskeylne Monument in Churchyard Against South Trancept Wall, Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Purton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5833 / 51°34'59"N

Longitude: -1.8615 / 1°51'41"W

OS Eastings: 409689

OS Northings: 187164

OS Grid: SU096871

Mapcode National: GBR 3SM.Q62

Mapcode Global: VHB3C.PG7M

Entry Name: Maskeylne Monument in Churchyard Against South Trancept Wall, Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 17 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023166

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317936

Location: Purton, Wiltshire, SN5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Purton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Purton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


8/288 Maskelyne monument in churchyard
against south transept wall, Church
of St. Mary


Chest tomb in arca form. Early C19. Limestone. Hipped and
moulded table. Chest with recessed moulded panels and plinth.
With other monuments in formerly railed enclosure. To NEVIL
MASKELYNE, Astronomer Royal, died 1811, whose tablet occurs within
the church (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SU0969187162

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