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Group of Three Monuments in Churchyard, About 3 Metres South of South Chapel, Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Merriott, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9123 / 50°54'44"N

Longitude: -2.7939 / 2°47'38"W

OS Eastings: 344282

OS Northings: 112836

OS Grid: ST442128

Mapcode National: GBR MG.QV9C

Mapcode Global: FRA 561P.MC0

Entry Name: Group of Three Monuments in Churchyard, About 3 Metres South of South Chapel, Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308334

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262364

Location: Merriott, South Somerset, Somerset, TA16

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Merriott

Built-Up Area: Merriott

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Merriott

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


9/114 Group of three monuments in
churchyard, about 3 metres south
of south chapel, Church of All


Group of two chest tombs and a headstone. (a) French monument about 2 metres south of south chapel: Chest tomb. Early
C19. Ham stone. Base buried; one panel each face, the ends having incised Greek key ornament and the flanks having
incised panels with reverse curves to corners; linenfold panelled pilasters to all faces; moulding coving of very wide
projection, with shallow hipped top. Commemorates William (Fren)ch, no death date. (b) French monument about 3 metres
south of south chapel: Chest tomb. C18. Ham stone. Base buried: one panel each end and 2 each flank, with fluted Ionic
pilasters to each face; moulded coving to shallow hipped top with rounded leading edges. Commemorates John French, died
____, and his wife ____, died 1723. (c) Unidentified tombstone about 2 metres south of (b): Tombstone. Late C17. Ham
stone, about 400mm wide x 600mm high x 100mm thick, with chamfered back; shouldered semi-circular arched top, with
dentilled frame having imposts and keystone. Commemorates Agnes, the wife of ___ ___, died 1698.

Listing NGR: ST4428212836

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