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Walls, Gates and Railings Enclosing Churchyard of Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in Chard, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8698 / 50°52'11"N

Longitude: -2.9636 / 2°57'48"W

OS Eastings: 332292

OS Northings: 108249

OS Grid: ST322082

Mapcode National: GBR M7.TF0Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 46PS.TH1

Entry Name: Walls, Gates and Railings Enclosing Churchyard of Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 29 July 1976

Last Amended: 13 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197432

English Heritage Legacy ID: 374039

Location: Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Chard Town

Built-Up Area: Chard

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Chard St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


756-1/4/11 (West side)
29/07/76 Walls, gates and railings enclosing
churchyard of Church of St Mary the
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Churchyard railings and 2 gates at
the Parish Church)


Gates and railings. 1842. Wrought-iron. Quadrant plan,
enclosing churchyard to north and east. Square spearheaded
railings set in a stone plinth on a rubblestone base. Urn
finial to main supports. 2 gates, one to north, one to east,
have long/short spearheaded railings with quatrefoil frieze to
base and middle rail; urn finials to sides and centre.
Overthrow, of depressed semicircle dipping to 3 quatrefoils;
gate to north has a scrolled lamp support above. Attached to
the Church Room (qv) are high rubblestone and flint walls
bounding the churchyard to the west and south; that attached
to the rear north corner sweeps down at intervals for approx
45m to meet the railings at the front; that to the front south
corner extends approx 20m southward, then turns to the east
for approx 35m to meet the railings to the east side of the

Listing NGR: ST3226708187

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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