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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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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

Built-Up Area: Westonzoyland

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

5/82 Wall to churchyard including
gateway with piers and gates,
Church of St Mary the Virgin

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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