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John Kemp Monument in Churchyard, About 2 Metres South of Priest's Door, Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Chipstable, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.025 / 51°1'30"N

Longitude: -3.3983 / 3°23'53"W

OS Eastings: 302032

OS Northings: 126003

OS Grid: ST020260

Mapcode National: GBR LM.HQX5

Mapcode Global: FRA 36RD.RXB

Entry Name: John Kemp Monument in Churchyard, About 2 Metres South of Priest's Door, Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 23 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177642

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271164

Location: Chipstable, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Chipstable

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


1/11 John Kemp monument in churchyard
about 2 m south of priest's door
Church of St Michael



Chest tomb. Early C17. unidentified stone. Flat topped, steeply chamfered top, monolithic
slabs north and south sides, former inscribed: "Here lieth the body of John Kemp of Raddington
buried the VI day of July 160-". East and west ends open with stone lying nearby.
Top eroded. A good example of an early chest tomb with remarkably clear lettering.

Listing NGR: ST0203226003

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