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Unidentified Monument Circa 4 Metres West of Chafyn Grove Memorial in the Churchyard of the Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Mere, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0896 / 51°5'22"N

Longitude: -2.2711 / 2°16'15"W

OS Eastings: 381110

OS Northings: 132285

OS Grid: ST811322

Mapcode National: GBR 0V3.NMY

Mapcode Global: FRA 6647.M1N

Entry Name: Unidentified Monument Circa 4 Metres West of Chafyn Grove Memorial in the Churchyard of the Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320170

Location: Mere, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Mere

Built-Up Area: Mere

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Mere St Michael the Archangel

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


ST 8032-8132 MERE CHURCH STREET
(south side)
6/42
Unidentified monument
c.4 m west of
Chafyn-Grove memorial in
the churchyard of the
Church of St Michael

GV II

Chest tomb. 1700. Limestone. Chest tomb with deep flat ledger stone to
cavetto mould to plain chest, but south side has panel with moulded top edge
carrying a bold inscription in lower case, partly legible, thus:

'Thinke on mee as you pass by
As you are now so once was I
But now I lye d....h.d to dust
hoping to rise among the just'

These are sentiments expressed in varying ways on monuments since the early C12.


Listing NGR: ST8111032285

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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