UNIDENTIFIED CHEST TOMB IN CHURCHYARD, ABOUT 12 METRES SOUTH OF NAVE, CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1057341
Date first listed:
05-Jun-1985
Statutory Address:
UNIDENTIFIED CHEST TOMB IN CHURCHYARD, ABOUT 12 METRES SOUTH OF NAVE, CHURCH OF ST MARY

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Location

Statutory Address:
UNIDENTIFIED CHEST TOMB IN CHURCHYARD, ABOUT 12 METRES SOUTH OF NAVE, CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County:
Somerset
District:
West Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Luxborough
National Park:
EXMOOR
National Grid Reference:
SS9738038004

Details

SS93NE SS9851 373 11/77

LUXBOROUGH CP LUXBOROUGH VILLAGE Unidentified chest tomb in churchyard, about 12 metres south of nave, Church of St Mary

GV II Chest tomb. Late C15-early C16. Local stone, squared and coursed. Monolithic slab with steeply chamfered cornice, tomb sunk almost to cornice, inset panel with heraldic device at east end, strongly carved with illegible description visible, appears to be in good condition below the soil. Forms a pair with similar tomb to north. Rare survival of an early tomb.

Listing NGR: SS9738038004

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
265360
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: 31 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/03507/30
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