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John Phillips Monument Circa 10 Metres South of the Tower in the Churchyard of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Mere, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0891 / 51°5'20"N

Longitude: -2.2712 / 2°16'16"W

OS Eastings: 381103

OS Northings: 132234

OS Grid: ST811322

Mapcode National: GBR 0V3.NM0

Mapcode Global: FRA 6647.M0R

Entry Name: John Phillips Monument Circa 10 Metres South of the Tower in the Churchyard of St Michael

Listing Date: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130721

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320173

Location: Mere, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Mere

Built-Up Area: Mere

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Mere St Michael the Archangel

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


ST 8032-8132 MERE CHURCH STREET
(south side)

6/45 John Philips monument
c.10 m south of the tower
in the churchyard of the
Church of St Michael

GV II

Chest tomb. Dated 1843. Portland stone. A lofty chest to a flat top with
rounded and moulded edge above a friez; fluted corner pilasters, moulded base,
all set to a flush platform. North and south sides have oval slightly raised
panel with floral drops, east and west ends with raised panel to indented
corners. Panels formerly painted black, some remains but mostly gone from south
side. To John Philips and other members of his family, this is a monument still
in the late C18 tradition, with sharp, well-cut inscriptions.


Listing NGR: ST8110332234

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