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Chest Tomb to Thomas Heale Junior, in Churchyard 14 Metres South of South Chapel, Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckland Dinham, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2598 / 51°15'35"N

Longitude: -2.3524 / 2°21'8"W

OS Eastings: 375506

OS Northings: 151244

OS Grid: ST755512

Mapcode National: GBR 0RW.S3K

Mapcode Global: VH976.5LQK

Entry Name: Chest Tomb to Thomas Heale Junior, in Churchyard 14 Metres South of South Chapel, Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058195

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267072

Location: Buckland Dinham, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Buckland Dinham

Built-Up Area: Buckland Dinham

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

Chest tomb to Thomas Heale
Junior, in churchyard 14 metres
South of South chapel, Church of
St. Michael


Chest tomb to Thomas Heale Junior. C17. Dressed stone, 3 shallow semi-circular head niches to each side of chest,
slightly emphasised keystones and imposts; inscriptions in each; similar niche to each end. Decayed slab top, moulded
around edges. Inscription in niche on east corner of south side reads:- "My Babes That Died Not Long Before Shall
Raise And Reign For Ever More". Centre panel reads:- "My Life Unto My Friends Is Lost Yet To Me Is Found, It Was
Brought From Bed Unto This Ground ......". Panel to west reads:- "Here Lieth The Body Of Thomas Heale Junior Who
Departed This Life The 26th ......". Remainder of inscriptions obscured by raised ground level, much decayed.

Listing NGR: ST7550651244

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