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HENRY BRANSON CHEST TOMB IN CHURCHYARD ABOUT 5 METRES SOUTH EAST OF CHANCEL CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS

List Entry Summary

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

Name: HENRY BRANSON CHEST TOMB IN CHURCHYARD ABOUT 5 METRES SOUTH EAST OF CHANCEL CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS

List entry Number: 1060369

Location

HENRY BRANSON CHEST TOMB IN CHURCHYARD ABOUT 5 METRES SOUTH EAST OF CHANCEL CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS, CHURCH LANE

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Thornfalcon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Feb-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 270929

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Details

THORNFALCON CP CHURCH LANE (North side) ST22SE

5/140 Henry Branson chest tomb in churchyard about 5 m south-east of chancel, Church of the Holy Cross -

GV II

Chest tomb. Early C19. Unusual unidentified stone. Flat topped, rectangular with octagonal piers at each corner, chamfered plinth, about one m high and 1.75 m across. Semi-circular headed bays east and west ends, large depressed segmental headed bays north and south fronts, all with rusticated voussoirs reminiscent of bridges, and all much obscured with ivy at time of survey (November 1984). Inscribed east and west ends illegibly, north side possibly blank, south side name of Henry Branson Builder prominent. An unusual design for a chest tomb.

Listing NGR: ST2835223907

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National Grid Reference: ST 28352 23907

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