Poole Family Chest Tomb In Church Yard, One Metre North Of Nave, Church Of St John

Date:
6 Sep 1999
Location:
Poole Family Chest Tomb In Church Yard, One Metre North Of Nave, Church Of St John, Staplegrove, Taunton Deane, Somerset
Reference:
IOE01/00167/04
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.

ST22NW STAPLEGROVE CP STAPLEGROVE VILLAGE

5/230 Poole family chest tomb in churchyard, one metre North of nave, Church of St John

GV II

Chest tomb. Early C19. By J Withey of Taunton. Portland and blue lias stones. Flat topped, ashlar columns, chamfered plinth. Inscribed at considerable length on North front to Capt Robert Poole "a man distinguished alike by an enterprising spirit and inflexible integrity", died 1833, and briefly at the West end to Joseph Poole 'who after sailing round the Globe with Captain Cooke departed this life October 3rd 1791.' The description of Capt. Poole's life makes most edifying reading,

Listing NGR: ST2120126430

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Ford_David IOE Records for Ford, David; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr David Ford. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Ford, David

Rights Holder: Ford, David

Keywords

Ashlar, Lias, Georgian Chest Tomb, Victorian Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site