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Latitude: 51.0101 / 51°0'36"N
Longitude: -3.0226 / 3°1'21"W
OS Eastings: 328352
OS Northings: 123907
OS Grid: ST283239
Mapcode National: GBR M4.JQ1J
Mapcode Global: FRA 46KF.VN4
Entry Name: Henry Branson Chest Tomb in Churchyard About 5 Metres South East of Chancel Church of the Holy Cross
Listing Date: 21 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1060369
English Heritage Legacy ID: 270929
Location: Thornfalcon, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA3
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: Thornfalcon
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
THORNFALCON CP CHURCH LANE (North side)
5/140 Henry Branson chest tomb in churchyard
about 5 m south-east
of chancel, Church of the Holy Cross
Chest tomb. Early C19. Unusual unidentified stone. Flat topped, rectangular with octagonal piers at each corner, chamfered plinth, about one m high and 1.75 m across. Semi-circular headed bays east and west ends, large depressed segmental headed bays north and south fronts, all with rusticated voussoirs reminiscent of bridges, and all much obscured with ivy at time of survey (November 1984). Inscribed east and west ends illegibly, north side possibly blank, south side name of Henry Branson Builder prominent. An unusual design for a chest tomb.
Listing NGR: ST2835223907
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