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Beaven Chest Tomb in Railed Enclosure About 9 Metres North of Tower of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Melksham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3727 / 51°22'21"N

Longitude: -2.1411 / 2°8'27"W

OS Eastings: 390277

OS Northings: 163744

OS Grid: ST902637

Mapcode National: GBR 1S3.ZFH

Mapcode Global: VH96Q.TRZL

Entry Name: Beaven Chest Tomb in Railed Enclosure About 9 Metres North of Tower of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 13 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364134

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314300

Location: Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Melksham

Built-Up Area: Melksham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Melksham

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(south east side)

7/83 Beaven Chest tomb in railed
enclosure about 9 metres north of
tower of Church of St. Michael


Chest tomb in railed enclosure. Early C19. Limestone tomb and
cast iron spear head railings on tall feet. C18 style. Plinth,
oval fielded panel to main sides with cherubs and naturalistic
carved floral panels to either side of main panel, quarter
balusters to corners, grooved frieze and cornice to hipped top.
Mary Beaven died 1811.

Listing NGR: ST9027763744

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