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Latitude: 51.1114 / 51°6'41"N
Longitude: -2.4517 / 2°27'6"W
OS Eastings: 368474
OS Northings: 134776
OS Grid: ST684347
Mapcode National: GBR MX.BBN3
Mapcode Global: VH8BG.GB7B
Entry Name: The Berkeley Altar Tomb, in Churchyard 9 Metres South of the Organ Chamber, Church of Saint Mary
Listing Date: 29 August 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1176499
English Heritage Legacy ID: 261664
Location: Bruton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA10
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Bruton
Built-Up Area: Bruton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
BRUTON CP STATION ROAD (West side)
8/176 The Berkeley Altar Tomb, in
churchyard 9 metres South of the
organ chamber, Church of Saint
Altar tomb. C18. Doulting stone, with marble inscription panel to West. Chamfered base step, high moulded plinth;
fielded panels to three sides, marble panel flat; cornice to flat top, then step and base to urn, somewhat eroded.
Latin inscription no longer complete, but the last line reads "JUSTI HONORABILIS C. BERKELEY". Sir Charles Berkeley
rebuilt the chancel of Church of St Mary in 1743 - this tomb may be his. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press,
Listing NGR: ST6847434776
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