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

A Grade II Listed Building in Chard Town, Somerset

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Coordinates

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


CHARD

ST3308 CHURCH STREET
756-1/4/11 (West side)
29/07/76 Walls, gates and railings enclosing
churchyard of Church of St Mary the
Virgin
(Formerly Listed as:
CHURCH STREET
(West side)
Churchyard railings and 2 gates at
the Parish Church)

GV II

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
churchyard.


Listing NGR: ST3226708187

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