Medieval Monument 1 Metre East Of Chancel, Church Of Saint Peter And Saint Paul

Date:
19 Oct 1999
Location:
Medieval Monument 1 Metre East Of Chancel, Church Of Saint Peter And Saint Paul, Muchelney, South Somerset, Somerset
Reference:
IOE01/00037/30
Type:
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

MUCHELNEY CP _ ST42SW 8/213 Medieval monument 1 metre east of Chancel, Church of SS. Peter and Paul - GV II

Chest tomb. Early C15. Ham stone. Moulded base, flat top with deep gothic moulded coving; plain west end, but flanks have 6 traceried panels with cusped ogee heads and trefoils; east end has 4 panels to half-height, then an inverted 'T' panel apparently for brass plate, now missing, flanked by trefoils and ogee arched panels. Said to have had the headless effigy of an abbot. Tomb relocated after discovery on site of Abbey (q.v) during excavations of 1873 (VCR, vol III, 1914).

Listing NGR: ST4291124902

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Slocombe_Graham IOE Records for Slocombe, Graham; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Graham Slocombe. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Slocombe, Graham

Rights Holder: Slocombe, Graham

Keywords

Ham Hill Stone, Medieval Chest Tomb, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site