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Two Identical Chest Tombs to Edwards Family, in Churchyard 20 Metres North-East of Chancel, Church of St Laurence

A Grade II Listed Building in Rode, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2795 / 51°16'46"N

Longitude: -2.2762 / 2°16'34"W

OS Eastings: 380834

OS Northings: 153403

OS Grid: ST808534

Mapcode National: GBR 0RS.MCR

Mapcode Global: VH977.H3KH

Entry Name: Two Identical Chest Tombs to Edwards Family, in Churchyard 20 Metres North-East of Chancel, Church of St Laurence

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058080

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267297

Location: Rode, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Rode

Built-Up Area: Rode

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST8053 RODE CP FROME ROAD (South East side)

13/350 Two identical chest tombs to
Edwards Family, in churchyard 20
metres North-East of chancel,
Church of St Laurence


Two identical chest tombs to Edwards Family. Circa 1778. Each an ashlar chest on a moulded plinth, 3 three quarter
Tuscan columns to North and South sides, 2 further columns to East and West ends; shields in relief with dedicatory
inscriptions, earliest to Edith Edwards, 1698, reinterred 1778 upon the death of John Edwards Junior when both tombs
were constructed.

Listing NGR: ST8083453403

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

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