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Group of 3 Chest Tombs Approximately 35 Metres to North West of Parish Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Chard, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8698 / 50°52'11"N

Longitude: -2.9637 / 2°57'49"W

OS Eastings: 332282

OS Northings: 108247

OS Grid: ST322082

Mapcode National: GBR M7.TDZC

Mapcode Global: FRA 46PS.TFR

Entry Name: Group of 3 Chest Tombs Approximately 35 Metres to North West of Parish Church

Listing Date: 29 July 1976

Last Amended: 13 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 374047

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


756-1/4/19 (West side)
29/07/76 Group of 3 chest tombs approx 35
metres to north-west of Parish
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Tomb Chests and War Memorial in the
Parish Church churchyard)


3 chest tombs. C17 and C18. Limestone. That to the north is
C17, flat top with bevelled edges; sides have plain recessed
semi-circular arched panels. 2 to long sides, one to ends. The
mid/late C18 chest tombs have hipped tops with moulded edges
and plinths; raised and fielded panels, pilasters to long
sides have three panels. Tomb to left has four C19 bronze
plaques attached.

Listing NGR: ST3228208247

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