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Group of 4 Monuments in Churchyard, About 10 Metres South of South Transept, Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in South Petherton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9482 / 50°56'53"N

Longitude: -2.8093 / 2°48'33"W

OS Eastings: 343244

OS Northings: 116839

OS Grid: ST432168

Mapcode National: GBR MF.NJ36

Mapcode Global: FRA 560L.MD1

Entry Name: Group of 4 Monuments in Churchyard, About 10 Metres South of South Transept, Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056962

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264265

Location: South Petherton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: 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

SOUTH PETHERTON CP WEST STREET (East side)
ST4316
7/180 Group of 4 monuments in
churchyard, about 10 metres south
of south transept, Church of St
Peter and St Paul

GV II

Group of 4 headstones: a) Unidentified headstone about 10 metres south of south transept. Early Cl8. Ham stone, about
750mm x 900mm x 110mm thick, chamfered back; semi-circular arched top with sidescrolls, framing an angel head; ornate
border to single panel. Inscription very worn in parts, but death date 1709. b) Unidentified headstone about 12 metres
south of south transept. Early C18. Ham stone, about one metre x one metre x 120mm thick. Symmetrical top of 3
semi-circular arched recesses, two with angel heads, the centre squeezed, with an hour-glass, the carvings well proud
of face of stone; sidescrolls, ornate band and drop. Inscriptions worn. c) Griffin headstone about 10 metres south of
south transept. Early C19. Ham stone, about 1000mm x 1250mm x 120mm thick, chamfered back. Trefoil top; incised border
only. Commemorates Hannah Griffen, died 1803, and others. d) Unidentified headstone about 11 metres south of south
transept. Mid C18. Ham stone, about one metre x one metre x 120mm thick. chamfered back; two oval panels with
rectangular panel under, side scrolls; above, a central hourglass and skull with crossbones, flanked by 2 angles
blowing trumpets. Inscriptions very worn. Fine monument, unusual type in area.


Listing NGR: ST4324416839

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