Tomb Chests And War Memorial In The Parish Church Churchyard / Group Of 6 Chest Tombs Immediately To South Of South Aisle Of Parish Church

Date:
1 Aug 1999
Location:
Tomb Chests And War Memorial In The Parish Church Churchyard, Church Street, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 2DW
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Group Of 6 Chest Tombs Immediately To South Of South Aisle Of Parish Church, Church Street, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 2DW
Reference:
IOE01/00102/10
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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 756-1/4/17 (West side) 29/07/76 Group of 6 chest tombs immediately to south of south aisle of Parish Church (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH STREET (West side) Tomb chests and War Memorial in the Parish Church churchyard)

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6 chest tombs. Limestone. That to the left (west) is late C17 with flat top with chamfered and rounded edge. Sides have 2 semi-circular arches with keystone and imposts with circular florets in central spandrels. Inscription on all panels. That to the south commemorates John Wilby d.1676: the north facing panel has inscription and date, possibly 1716. Central tombs early C18. Shallow hipped top with moulded edge and plinth. Ends have convex panels reflected in the shape of the top. Right tomb, to east, is late C17. On east facing panel are 2 shields, that to left has 2 circles, to the right, horizontal stripes. Inscriptions on all other sides, Gothic to the left, Roman to the rear. Pair of chest tombs, one 4m from centre of south wall of south aisle. Late C17. Flat top with chamfered edge and plinth and moulded panels. The other approx 4m to east and 4m from SE corner of church is C18 with hipped top with moulded edges and plinth. Raised-and-fielded panels to sides.

Listing NGR: ST3230508196

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, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site