Symes Chest Tomb, 7 Metres West South West Of West Door, Church Of Saint Mary Magdalene

Date:
27 Aug 1999
Location:
Symes Chest Tomb, 7 Metres West South West Of West Door, Church Of Saint Mary Magdalene, Church Lane, Barwick, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22 9TE
Reference:
IOE01/00106/20
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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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.

ST51SE BARWICK CP CHURCH LANE (South side)

5/3 Symes chest tomb, 7 metres West South West of West door, Church of Saint Mary Magelene -

GV II

Chest tomb. Early C19. Ham stone. Raised base, moulded plinth, one fielded panel each face with coffered pilasters to flanks, fairly thin moulded hipped top. Commemorates David Symes; died 1821; his widow, died 1839 and also Julietter Highmor Symes, died 1817. Seems to be a conscious copy of the early Highmor chest tomb nearby (qv).

Listing NGR: ST5577513864

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Haigh_Brian IOE Records for Haigh, Brian; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Brian Haigh. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Haigh, Brian

Rights Holder: Haigh, Brian

Keywords

Ham Hill Stone, Georgian Chest Tomb, Victorian Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site