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The Berkeley Altar Tomb, in Churchyard 9 Metres South of the Organ Chamber, Church of Saint Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261664

Location: Bruton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Bruton

Built-Up Area: Bruton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

BRUTON CP STATION ROAD (West side)
ST6834NW
8/176 The Berkeley Altar Tomb, in
churchyard 9 metres South of the
organ chamber, Church of Saint
Mary
GV
II

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,
Sherborne, 1972).


Listing NGR: ST6847434776

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