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GROUP OF 35 CHEST TOMBS TO EAST OF PARISH CHURCH OF ST SWITHUN'S

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: GROUP OF 35 CHEST TOMBS TO EAST OF PARISH CHURCH OF ST SWITHUN'S

List entry Number: 1115277

Location

GROUP OF 35 CHEST TOMBS TO EAST OF PARISH CHURCH OF ST SWITHUN'S, CHURCH STREET

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

County:

District: Bath and North East Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bathford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 32219

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History

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Details

ST 7866-7966 BATHFORD C.P. CHURCH STREET (South-east side) 9/50 Group of 35 chest tombs to G.V. east of Parish Church of St. Swithun's.

II

35 chest tombs. Mid - late C18th and early C19th. Ashlar. Most with panelled sides and moulded cornice. Including: 1785, Ann Nelson (sister of Lord Nelson); and adjacent tomb of 1805, Elizabeth Mateham, fluted pilasters, 8-sided with decorative top; Shrine family tomb (by south wall), 1785 and later, 8 sided with marble panel, urn on pedestal, low surrounding ashlar wall; (to left of Shrine tomb) 1760, Fisher, oval panels, corner balusters and frieze; (to right of Shrine tomb), two large tombs to the Wiltshire family of Shockerwick, c.1810 with square marble panels and 1840's with cusped panels; (to west of Shrine tomb) 1801, McClintock, square, marble shield-shaped panels, draped urn and 1807, Stone, 8 sided, fluted pilasters, oval panels. The chest tombs in Bathford Churchyard represent a good and extensive collection of classical and traditional local tomb forms and contribute greatly to the setting of the church.

Listing NGR: ST7883266606

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National Grid Reference: ST 78832 66606

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