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Unidentified Chest Tomb, in Churchyard, About 4 Metres South of Nave, Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Luxborough, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1322 / 51°7'55"N

Longitude: -3.468 / 3°28'4"W

OS Eastings: 297382

OS Northings: 138012

OS Grid: SS973380

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.8Z4W

Mapcode Global: VH5KB.TSZY

Entry Name: Unidentified Chest Tomb, in Churchyard, About 4 Metres South of Nave, Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 5 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174966

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265359

Location: Luxborough, West Somerset, Somerset, TA23

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Luxborough

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

SS93NE
11/76

LUXBOROUGH CP
LUXBOROUGH VILLAGE
Unidentified chest tomb, in churchyard, about 4 metres south of nave, Church of St Mary

GV
II
Chest tomb. Late C15-early C16. Local stone squared and coursed, flat topped monolithic slab, steeply chamfered cornice. Slab split diagonally in two and weather worn, Inset panel at east end with shield bearing unidentified coat of arms. Partially sunk. Forms a pair with similar unidentified chest tomb (qv) to south. Rare survival of an early chest tomb.

Listing NGR: SS9738238012

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