Unidentified Chest Tomb In Churchyard, About 3 Metres South Of Porch, Church Of St Auguistine

Date:
6 Nov 1999
Location:
Unidentified Chest Tomb In Churchyard, About 3 Metres South Of Porch, Church Of St Auguistine, West Monkton, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA2 8QT
Reference:
IOE01/00149/12
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.

ST22NE WEST MONKTON CP WEST MONKTON VILLAGE

6/207 Unidentified chest tomb in churchyard, about 3 metres South of porch, Church of St Augustine



GV II*

Chest tomb. Late C17. Ham stone. Flat topped, frieze ornately carved with lions' masks, diamonds and rosettes, segmental headed bays with decorated spandrels set between caryatids on North and South faces, cartouche below angel's ead at East end, scull and cross bones West end partially sunk below ground. Inscriptions no longer legible but date 1683/8 is discernable on North face. A very handsome chest tomb.

Listing NGR: ST2630428440

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Humphreys_Mick IOE Records for Humphreys, Mick; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Mick Humphreys. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Humphreys, Mick

Rights Holder: Humphreys, Mick

Keywords

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