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Poole Family Chest Tomb in Churchyard, One Metre North of Nave, Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Staplegrove, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0318 / 51°1'54"N

Longitude: -3.1251 / 3°7'30"W

OS Eastings: 321201

OS Northings: 126430

OS Grid: ST212264

Mapcode National: GBR M0.H83T

Mapcode Global: FRA 46BD.B9Z

Entry Name: Poole Family Chest Tomb in Churchyard, One Metre North of Nave, Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344517

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270686

Location: Staplegrove, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA2

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Staplegrove

Built-Up Area: Taunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/08/2017

ST22NW
5/230

STAPLEGROVE CP
STAPLEGROVE VILLAGE
Poole family chest tomb in churchyard, one metre north of nave, Church of St John the Evangelist

(Formerly listed as Poole family chest tomb in churchyard, one metre north of nave, Church of St John)

GV
II
Chest tomb. Early C19. By J Withey of Taunton. Portland and blue lias stones. Flat topped, ashlar columns, chamfered plinth. Inscribed at considerable length on north front to Capt Robert Poole "a man distinguished alike by an enterprising spirit and inflexible integrity", died 1833, and briefly at the west end to Joseph Poole 'who after sailing round the Globe with Captain Cooke departed this life October 3rd 1791.' The description of Capt. Poole's life makes most edifying reading.

Listing NGR: ST2120126430

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