Group Of 5 Chest Tombs Approximately 15 Metres East South East Of Corner Of Parish Church / Tomb Chests And War Memorial In The Parish Church Churchyard

Date:
10 Aug 1999
Location:
Group Of 5 Chest Tombs Approximately 15 Metres East South East Of 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
Reference:
IOE01/00102/35
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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 756-1/4/18 (West side) 29/07/76 Group of 5 chest tombs approx 15m east-south-east of corner of Parish Church (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH STREET (West side) Tomb Chests and War Memorial in the Parish Church churchyard)

GV II

5 chest tombs. Early to late C18. Limestone. Farthest to SE is early/mid C18 and totally ivy clad. The second approx 4m NE of the first is late C18; hipped top with moulded edges, reeded pilasters to long sides and raised and fielded panels to all sides. The third, approx 2m north of the second is early C18 with very shallow hipped top and deeply raised and fielded panels. The fourth, early C18, has hipped top with moulded edges and fluted Ionic pilasters to middle of long sides and corners. The fifth, early C18, has shallow hipped top and probably has fluted pilasters obscured by ivy.

Listing NGR: ST3233108188

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