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Pair of Chest Tombs, 20 Metres South West of Tower of Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Mells, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.242 / 51°14'31"N

Longitude: -2.3916 / 2°23'29"W

OS Eastings: 372760

OS Northings: 149273

OS Grid: ST727492

Mapcode National: GBR 0S6.25W

Mapcode Global: VH97C.H1JQ

Entry Name: Pair of Chest Tombs, 20 Metres South West of Tower of Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 27 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295883

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266726

Location: Mells, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Mells

Built-Up Area: Mells

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


Pair of chest tombs, 20 metres
south west of tower of Church of
St Andrew


Pair of chest tombs. Doulting ashlar. That nearest church to Thomas Whatley, early C18; moulded plinth, elaborately
decorated corner pilasters, memorial plaque in moulded surround to either side, above deeply chamfered and moulded
cornice, hipped top. Inscriptions missing on that furthest from the church, though probably late C18; stands on moulded
plinth, panelled sides, corner pilasters with acanthus decoration, central fluted pilaster strip to each side,
decorated entablature, moulded cornice, slightly hipped top.

Listing NGR: ST7276049273

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