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Penny Tombstone, in Churchyard 11 Metres South of Chancel, Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Charlton Horethorne, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0059 / 51°0'21"N

Longitude: -2.4782 / 2°28'41"W

OS Eastings: 366543

OS Northings: 123055

OS Grid: ST665230

Mapcode National: GBR MW.JXLX

Mapcode Global: FRA 56PG.BB5

Entry Name: Penny Tombstone, in Churchyard 11 Metres South of Chancel, Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 15 February 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261772

Location: Charlton Horethorne, South Somerset, Somerset, DT9

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Charlton Horethorne

Built-Up Area: Charlton Horethorne

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


Penny Tombstone, in churchyard 11
metres South of Chancel, Church
of St Peter and St Paul


Tombstone. Late C17. Ham stone, a single slab about 600mm high, 100mm 1.1 metres wide and nearly 100mm thick. West face has three shallow segmental arched panels with inscriptions: Left panel reads "HEWE/PENNY/DYED/FEBRVAR/4 1688", centre
reads "----/PENNY/ DYED/SEP 20/1681" and right panel reads "MOSES/PENNY/DYED/NOVEM/ BER 1691". A rare survival in this
part of the county for such a date.

Listing NGR: ST6654323055

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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