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Harris and Unidentified Monument in the Chuirchyard, 1 to 3 Metrees South West of Porch, Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Sopworth, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.575 / 51°34'30"N

Longitude: -2.2498 / 2°14'59"W

OS Eastings: 382786

OS Northings: 186269

OS Grid: ST827862

Mapcode National: GBR 1PN.814

Mapcode Global: VH95P.YNHY

Entry Name: Harris and Unidentified Monument in the Chuirchyard, 1 to 3 Metrees South West of Porch, Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 3 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283127

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318152

Location: Sopworth, Wiltshire, SN14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Sopworth

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Sopworth St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SOPWORTH CHURCH LANE
ST 88 NW
(north side)
2/155
Harris and unidentified monument in
the churchyard, 1-3m south-west of
porch, Church of St Mary
GV II

Two chest tombs. Late C18. Limestone. Harris monument at lm.
Earliest date 1780. South side has floral drops to angle pilasters
and 2 inscription panels framed by Rococo cartouches with winged
putti in the spandrels and elegant Roman and italic lettering.
North side has lozenge panels with eroded lettering. Moulded
plinth, cornice and cyma recta moulded slab. Unidentified monument
at 3m. End panels in single blocks to simulate balusters; south
side has panel with shallow relief chalices framed by willow
branches and eroded lettering. Moulded plinth, cyma recta moulded
slab. Tomb collapsing at time of resurvey (May 1986).


Listing NGR: ST8278686269

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