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Hood Family Monument, 24 Metres South of Nave, Church of St Leonard

A Grade II Listed Building in Butleigh, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1023 / 51°6'8"N

Longitude: -2.6871 / 2°41'13"W

OS Eastings: 351988

OS Northings: 133890

OS Grid: ST519338

Mapcode National: GBR ML.BYWG

Mapcode Global: VH8BB.CKTB

Entry Name: Hood Family Monument, 24 Metres South of Nave, Church of St Leonard

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175612

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267723

Location: Butleigh, Mendip, Somerset, BA6

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Butleigh

Built-Up Area: Butleigh

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


11/10 Hood family monument, 24 metres
south of nave, Church of St.
- Leonard


Chest tomb. Late C18/early C19. Dressed stone. Oblong chest on a moulded plinth, entablature with triglyphs, guttae and
paterae dentil cornicei slab top with fluted ends and scroll decoration. Earliest inscription to John Periam of Wootton
House, 1788; though monument principally intended for Hood family; inscription to Capt. Alexander Hood of 1798; and to
Admiral Lord Hood of Avalon. Further C19 inscriptions.

Listing NGR: ST5198833890

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