PARSONS CHEST TOMB, SURROUNDING RAILINGS, WALL AND ADJACENT DOORWAY, IN CHURCHYARD 32 METRES NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056325

Date first listed: 15-Feb-1985

Statutory Address: PARSONS CHEST TOMB, SURROUNDING RAILINGS, WALL AND ADJACENT DOORWAY, IN CHURCHYARD 32 METRES NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, MAIN ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PARSONS CHEST TOMB, SURROUNDING RAILINGS, WALL AND ADJACENT DOORWAY, IN CHURCHYARD 32 METRES NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, MAIN ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Charlton Horethorne

National Grid Reference: ST 66518 23115

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Details

ST6623 CHARLTON HORETHORNE CP MAIN ROAD (East sidel

8/39 Parsons Chest Tomb, surrounding railings, wall and adjacent doorway, in churchyard 32 metres Worth of Church of St Peter and St Paul



GV II

Chest tomb. Early C19. Ham stone, with adjacent rubble walls with ashlar dressings; wrought iron railings. Chest tomb cruciform plan; moulded base on step; panelled sides; hipped top with decorated gables, ridge in form of latin cross. Commerorates George Parsons 1784 - 1845 and other members of the family from the nearby Manor House (qv). Railings about 1.5 metres high with wrought points, on low ashlar stone base, to South and East of tomb : to North and East the boundary walls of the churchyard, about 2.5 metres high with clay tile coping : adjacent to North West corner of enclosure a moulded 4-centre arched doorway, possibly C17, with C19 studded boarded door leading into Manor House garden sufficient of North wall included in this item to protect this doorway.

Listing NGR: ST6651823115

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 261775

Legacy System: LBS

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