Group Of 4 Monuments In Churchyard, North Of Tower, Church Of St Mary The Virgin

Date:
19 Feb 2003
Location:
Stoke Sub Hamdon, South Somerset, Somerset, TA14 6UF
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Group Of 4 Monuments In Churchyard, North Of Tower, Church Of St Mary The Virgin, Stoke Sub Hamdon, South Somerset, Somerset, TA14 6UF
Reference:
IOE01/10258/02
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.

ST4817 STOKE SUB HAMDON CP EAST STOKE (South side) 7/287 Group of 4 monuments in churchyard, north of tower, Church of St. Mary the Virgin - GV II Group of four chest tombs. C17 and C18, (a) Unidentified monument about 9 metres north of tower: chest tomb. Later C17.

Ham stone ashlar; moulded base; panels with wave-mould borders, one each end and 2 each flank; simple cavetto coving to very thick flat top. Inscriptions lost. (b) Clarke monument about 6 metres north of tower: Chest tomb. Earlier C18. Ham stone ashlar; moulded base; main body has panels with egg and dart mould frames to flanks, the ends and short returns having a bold baluster profile, no frieze; cornice-mould top with hipped upper surface and rounded leading edges.

Commemorates John Clarke, died 1728. (c) Prankard monument about 6 metres north of tower: Chest tomb. Earlier C18. Ham stone ashlar with lias stone panels; base buried; bolection mould panels, one each flank and one to each semi-circular end, no frieze; deep coved moulding to shaped hipped top with rounded leading edges. Commemorates Thomas Prankard, died 1729, and others. (d) Chaffey monument about 4 metres north of tower: Chest tomb, C17. Ham stone ashlar; moulded base, panels with ovolo mould, one each end and two each flank, the latter separated and flanked by carved panel pilasters with strapworik ornament, cable-mould frieze; cyma-recta coving to heavy flat top. Commemorates John Chaffey, died 1670.

Listing NGR: ST4840117295

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1226 IOE Records taken by J E Leeson; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr JE Leeson. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Leeson, Je

Rights Holder: Leeson, Je

Keywords

Ashlar, Ham Hill Stone, Lias, Tudor Chest Tomb, Elizabethan Religious Ritual And Funerary, Stuart Tomb, Jacobean Funerary Site