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Govett Family Chest Tomb, in Churchyard One Metre West of Porch, Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stringston, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1749 / 51°10'29"N

Longitude: -3.1795 / 3°10'46"W

OS Eastings: 317639

OS Northings: 142396

OS Grid: ST176423

Mapcode National: GBR LY.6694

Mapcode Global: VH6GR.TQZQ

Entry Name: Govett Family Chest Tomb, in Churchyard One Metre West of Porch, Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345706

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265258

Location: Stringston, West Somerset, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Stringston

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/199 Govett family chest tomb, in
churchyard one metre West of
porch, Church of St Mary


Chest tomb. Early C17. Sandstone and blue lias. Flat topped, cavetto moulded cornice, sunk plinth, inscribed on all
faces in fine lettering but rust South face has been removed and a blue lias panel inserted. Earliest inscription on
North face to John Garett, died 1618. Forms part of a group of early, finely inscribed chest tombs with the Prior
family chest tomb (qv).

Listing NGR: ST1763942396

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