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Symes Chest Tomb, 7 Metres West South West of West Door, Church of Saint Mary Magdalene

A Grade II Listed Building in Barwick, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9225 / 50°55'21"N

Longitude: -2.6306 / 2°37'49"W

OS Eastings: 355775

OS Northings: 113864

OS Grid: ST557138

Mapcode National: GBR MP.Q1D0

Mapcode Global: FRA 56CN.YTV

Entry Name: Symes Chest Tomb, 7 Metres West South West of West Door, Church of Saint Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345785

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263561

Location: Barwick, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Barwick

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


5/3 Symes chest tomb, 7 metres West
South West of West door, Church
of Saint Mary Magelene


Chest tomb. Early C19. Ham stone. Raised base, moulded plinth, one fielded panel each face with coffered pilasters to
flanks, fairly thin moulded hipped top. Commemorates David Symes; died 1821; his widow, died 1839 and also Julietter
Highmor Symes, died 1817. Seems to be a conscious copy of the early Highmor chest tomb nearby (qv).

Listing NGR: ST5577513864

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