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Wall to Churchyard Including Gateway with Piers and Gates, Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in Westonzoyland, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1089 / 51°6'32"N

Longitude: -2.9273 / 2°55'38"W

OS Eastings: 335179

OS Northings: 134814

OS Grid: ST351348

Mapcode National: GBR M8.BJ5N

Mapcode Global: VH7DR.6DT7

Entry Name: Wall to Churchyard Including Gateway with Piers and Gates, Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060101

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269613

Location: Westonzoyland, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA7

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Westonzoyland

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

WESTONZOYLAND CP MAIN ROAD (North side)
ST33SE
5/82 Wall to churchyard including
gateway with piers and gates,
Church of St Mary the Virgin
-
GV II

Wall to churchyard including gateway with piers and gates. C19. Continuous run of walling surrounding churchyard on
north, south, east, and west sides; coursed and squared rubble, some cement capping, stone capping to west and on
principal road frontage to Main Road; gateway opposite south doorway of church, paired squared rubble piers with
moulded freestone caps, wrought-iron lamp overthrow with later lamp, pair of ornamental wrought-iron gates. The
churchyard was the scene of the hanging of several of Monmouth's rebels after the Battle of Sedgemoor, July 6 1685; 16
of the King's men were buried either in the Church of St Mary the Virgin (qv) or in the churchyard.


Listing NGR: ST3517934814

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