FOUR MONUMENTS IN CHURCHYARD, ABOUT 2, 4, 6 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH TRANSEPT, CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056961
Date first listed:
18-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
FOUR MONUMENTS IN CHURCHYARD, ABOUT 2, 4, 6 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH TRANSEPT, CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, WEST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FOUR MONUMENTS IN CHURCHYARD, ABOUT 2, 4, 6 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH TRANSEPT, CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, WEST STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
South Petherton
National Grid Reference:
ST 43243 16844

Details

SOUTH PETHERTON CP WEST STREET (East side) ST4316 7/178 Four monuments in churchyard, about 2, 4, 6 metres south of south transept, Church of St Peter and St Paul

GV II

Three chest tombs and a headstone. a) Unidentified chest tomb about 2 metres south of south transept. C17. Ham stone. Moulded plinth on stepped base; semi-circular ached panels, one each end and 2 each flank, with imposts, keystones and dentilling, no frieze; cyma-recta coving to heavy, slightly hipped top. Inscription badly worn. b) Unidentified headstone immediately south-west of last. C18. Ham stone, about 900mm x 1200mm x 110mm thick, chamfered back; almost flat top with 2 semi-circular panels framing angel heads, with hourglass between and scrolls to sides; frame to panel has curved scroll decoration and central half-drop. Inscriptions badly worn, but one death date 1732. c) Unidentified chest tomb about 4 metres south of south transept. Early C18. Ham stone. Base buried; panels with ovolo mould frames, those to flanks having half-drop to centre, no frieze; moulded coving to hipped top. Commemorates John - died 1719. d) Viles chest tomb about 6 metres south of south transept: later C18. Ham ston. Moulded plinth; one fielded panel each face, single-panel pilasters to flanks, moulded coving to shallow hipped top with rounded leading edges. Commemorates thomas Viles, died 1783.

Listing NGR: ST4324316846

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
264263
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 22 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10427/10
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