Group Of 3 Chest Tombs Approximately 15 Metres South Of South East Corner Of Parish Church / Tomb Chests And War Memorial In The Parish Church Churchyard

Date:
1 Aug 1999
Location:
Group Of 3 Chest Tombs Approximately 15 Metres South Of South East Corner Of Parish Church, Church Street, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 2DW
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Tomb Chests And War Memorial In The Parish Church Churchyard, Church Street, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 2DW
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IOE01/00102/06
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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.

CHARD

ST3308 CHURCH STREET 756-1/4/22 (West side) 29/07/76 Group of 3 chest tombs approx 15m south of south-east corner of Parish Church (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH STREET (West side) Tomb chests and War Memorial in the Parish Church churchyard)

GV II

4 limestone tombs of differing styles and dates, 3 in a row running N-S and one 4m to east of row. The latter, mid/late C18, hipped top with moulded cornice and reeded Ionic pilasters to corners and centres of sides. That to far south is early C18 with hipped top and moulded cornice and plinth; both ends are set back, semi-circular with moulded panels. Central tomb is late C18/early C19 Grecian style with hipped top and moulded cornice; tomb tapers toward plinth with pilasters to long sides and stone rings, now broken, to ends.

Listing NGR: ST3229108183

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Bland_Richard IOE Records for Bland, Richard; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Richard Bland. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Bland, Richard

Rights Holder: Bland, Richard

Keywords

Limestone, Stuart Chest Tomb, Georgian Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site