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Three Monuments in Churchyard, About 20 Metres South of Chancel, Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in South Petherton, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9481 / 50°56'53"N

Longitude: -2.8092 / 2°48'33"W

OS Eastings: 343250

OS Northings: 116831

OS Grid: ST432168

Mapcode National: GBR MF.NJ4B

Mapcode Global: FRA 560L.TMC

Entry Name: Three Monuments in Churchyard, About 20 Metres South of Chancel, Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056923

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264267

Location: South Petherton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: South Petherton

Built-Up Area: South Petherton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: South Petherton with the Seavingtons and the Lambrooks

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

7/182 Three monuments in churchyard,
about 20 metres south of chancel,
Church of St Peter and St Paul


One chest tomb and two headstones: a) Unidentified headstone about 19 metres south of chancel. C18. Ham stone, about
one metre x one mtre x 120mm thick; symmetrical top of 3 semi-circular-arched panels merging into each other, framing 2
angel heads and a central hour-glass, with sidescrolls: ornamental carved panel with small tassel centre-drop.
Inscription worn. b) Unidentified chest tomb about 20 metres south of chancel. Early C18. Ham stone. Double step base
with moulded plinth; one ovolo-mould panel each face, with fluted pilasters to flanks, centre drop on north face, no
frieze: moulded coving to hipped top with rounded leading edges. Commemorates Elizabeth, wife of John - , death date
not readable; various C18 death dates on south side. c) Unidentified headstone about 4 metres west of b). C18. Ham
stone. about 600mm x 750mm x 80mm thick: semi-circular arched panel, fluted sideshafts with scrolls over. Inscription
worn, but death date may be 1726.

Listing NGR: ST4325016831

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