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Walls, Gate Piers and 2 Table Tombs of Burial Ground 200 Metres South of Knowle Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Beaminster, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8014 / 50°48'5"N

Longitude: -2.7547 / 2°45'16"W

OS Eastings: 346910

OS Northings: 100479

OS Grid: ST469004

Mapcode National: GBR MH.YZWF

Mapcode Global: FRA 563Z.BM5

Entry Name: Walls, Gate Piers and 2 Table Tombs of Burial Ground 200 Metres South of Knowle Farm

Listing Date: 22 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219503

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105073

Location: Beaminster, West Dorset, Dorset, DT8

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Beaminster

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Beaminster St Mary of the Annunciation

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 40 SE
4/14 Walls, Gate-Piers and
2 Table-Tombs of Burial
Ground 200 metres south
of Knowle Farm
- II

Walls, c. C17. Flint stone footings of former barn, c. 33 foot by 18 foot,
internally. Ashlar stone gate-piers on north side, with flat pyrammidal capitals.
Iron gates, C19. Two table-tombs within burial ground: (1) Stone plinth and sides.
Recessed pilasters with carved torches, downward pointing, hipped stone canopy over
with plain projecting cornice. One inscription: Hine no II. To Thomas and
Elizabeth Hine. Early C19. (2) Stone, with incised Soanian pilasters and plain
capitals. Square cornice. Canopy has shallow pediments to each face with foliage
decoration and Neo-classical foliate fans at the corners. 4 inscriptions,
principally to John and Betsy Daniel, 1829, 1816.
The Daniel family were an important Nonconformist family in Beaminster, with several
generations of doctors. They owned Daniel's House (Hogshill Street, south). Burial
ground commemorates James Daniel's escape to this site formerly his barn, after the
Monmouth Rebellion, 1685.
Source: R. Hine, History of Beaminster, 1914, pp 246-253.

Listing NGR: ST4691000479

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