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

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

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

List entry Number: 1056961

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

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: South Petherton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Feb-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264263

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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

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National Grid Reference: ST 43243 16844

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