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Swadel Chest Tomb, 8 Metres South of the South Door of the Chancel, Church of Saint Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Yeovilton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0218 / 51°1'18"N

Longitude: -2.6492 / 2°38'57"W

OS Eastings: 354561

OS Northings: 124910

OS Grid: ST545249

Mapcode National: GBR MN.HW3F

Mapcode Global: FRA 56BD.XCK

Entry Name: Swadel Chest Tomb, 8 Metres South of the South Door of the Chancel, Church of Saint Peter

Listing Date: 16 August 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262775

Location: Yeovilton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Yeovilton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


3/161 Swadel Chest Tomb, 8 metres South
of the South door of the chancel,
Church of Saint Peter



Chest Tomb. 1617. Ham stone. Rectangular plan. The base sunken; 2 panels
each flank, 1 each end, with corner and centre fluted pilasters; very
thick hipped top slab with very small dentils in core moulding.
Inscription on North face extends over 2 panels and reads "Here
resteth-the bodie/of John Swa-del the Youn/ger who de-cesed the 29/of
March - Anno Dimi/16-17", all in capitals with no spaces between words.
On the South side in the same script is the inscription "John Swa-del
the elder/who decea-sed the 24/ of August - Anno Dimi/15-93". The end
inscriptions are badly worn.

Listing NGR: ST5456124910

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