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Latitude: 51.048 / 51°2'52"N
Longitude: -3.257 / 3°15'25"W
OS Eastings: 311982
OS Northings: 128378
OS Grid: ST119283
Mapcode National: GBR LT.GBP7
Mapcode Global: FRA 462B.T3H
Entry Name: Mary Byam Chest Tomb, About 6 Metres South of Chancel, Church of St James the Great
Listing Date: 4 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1308187
English Heritage Legacy ID: 270315
Location: Fitzhead, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: Fitzhead
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST12NW FlTZHEAD CP
CHURCH ROAD (EAST SIDE)
6/104 Mary Byam chest tomb, about 6
metres south of chancel, Church
of St James the Great
Chest tomb, mid C17. Ashlar sandstone. Ledge topped, moulded cornice. Apsidal ends, shield in cartouche East end, skull
and cross bones above hour glass framed by scythes West end. Inscribed Northside to Mary, wife of William Byam, died
1648; Southside illegible. Partially subsided and obscured by ivy at time of survey (March 1983). One of the finest
chest tombs in the district.
Listing NGR: ST1198228378
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