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Nelson Monument in Churchyard, in Angle Between Nave and South Transept, Church of St Thomas

A Grade II Listed Building in Cricket St. Thomas, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8733 / 50°52'23"N

Longitude: -2.8926 / 2°53'33"W

OS Eastings: 337290

OS Northings: 108575

OS Grid: ST372085

Mapcode National: GBR MB.T6Z6

Mapcode Global: FRA 46TS.QWT

Entry Name: Nelson Monument in Churchyard, in Angle Between Nave and South Transept, Church of St Thomas

Listing Date: 30 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177121

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262140

Location: Cricket St. Thomas, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Cricket St. Thomas

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Cricket St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


4/12 Nelson monument in churchyard, in
angle between rave and south
transept, Church of St Thomas


Monument. Early C20. White marble, has stone, bronze dated. A figure of St Michael about 3 metres high. possibly
Italian carved, carrying a finely worked bronze sword, point down, with Ham stone kerb surround to large plot.
Commemorates Alexander Nelson Viscount Bridport, Duke of Bronte, died 1904. A note in the church states that for many
years the statue was laid flat, as the white figure at night scared too many locals! This monument included to complete
the collection of Hood and Nelson monuments in St Thomas' Church (qv).

Listing NGR: ST3729008575

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