Mary Byam Chest Tomb, About 6 Metres South Of Chancel, Church Of St James The Great

Location:
Mary Byam Chest Tomb, About 6 Metres South Of Chancel, Church Of St James The Great, Church Road, Fitzhead, Taunton Deane, Somerset
Reference:
IOE01/07740/08
Type:
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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.

ST12NW FlTZHEAD CP CHURCH ROAD (EAST SIDE)

6/104 Mary Byam chest tomb, about 6 metres south of chancel, Church of St James the Great -

GV II

Chest tomb, mid C17. Ashlar sandstone. Ledge topped, moulded cornice. Apsidal ends, shield in cartouche East end, skull and cross bones above hour glass framed by scythes West end. Inscribed Northside to Mary, wife of William Byam, died 1648; Southside illegible. Partially subsided and obscured by ivy at time of survey (March 1983). One of the finest chest tombs in the district.

Listing NGR: ST1198228378

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Short_Trevor IOE Records for Short, Trevor; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Trevor Short. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Short, Trevor

Rights Holder: Short, Trevor

Keywords

Ashlar, Sandstone, Stuart Chest Tomb, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site