GROUP OF SIX MONUMENTS IN CHURCHYARD, TO NORTH AND EAST OF NORTH PORCH, CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307244
Date first listed:
18-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
GROUP OF SIX MONUMENTS IN CHURCHYARD, TO NORTH AND EAST OF NORTH PORCH, CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
GROUP OF SIX MONUMENTS IN CHURCHYARD, TO NORTH AND EAST OF NORTH PORCH, CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Seavington St. Michael
National Grid Reference:
ST 41025 14962

Details

SEAVINGTON ST MICHAEL CP CHURCH LANE (East side) ST41SW 5/84 Group of six monuments in churchyard, to north and east of north porch, Church of St Michael

GV II

Three chest tombs and three headstones as follows: a) Dunster monument about 3 metres north of porch. Chest tomb. Early C17. Ham stone. Moulded plinth; plain sides and flanks; chamfer coving to very deep flat top. Commemorates John Dunster died 1625. b) Dunster monument, double-sided; about 4 metres north of porch. Headstone. early C17. Ham stone, about 600mm wide x 600mm high x 1000mm thick, slightly chamfered back; shouldered semi-circular arched top, no decoration. East side commemorates John - died 1620, and west Elizabeth wife of Geiles (sic) Dunster died ?1660. c) Unidentified monument about 5 metres north of porch. Headstone. C18. Ham stone, about 700mm wide x 650mm high x l10mm thick, chamfered back: roughly semi-circular top with side scrolls, incised sidelines. Inscription too eroded to decipher. d) Unidentified monument about 4 metres north-east of porch. Chest tomb. Later C17. Ham stone. Base buried, plain sides and south flank, north flank has 2 semi-circular arched panels with imposts, keystones and dentilling; cyma-recta coving to heavy hipped top. Inscription unidentifiable; one death date 1686. e) Elliot monument about 3 metres north-east of porch. Headstone. Later C18. Lias stone about 750mm x 900mm x 1000mm, flat top. Incised semi-circular arched panel, fluted pilasters, imposts, keystone, foliage in corners. Comemorates Jason son of John Elliott, died 1787 and others. f) Buckerell monument about 1.5 metres east of porch. Chest tomb. C17. Ham stone. Base buried; plain sides and flanks: cyma-recta coving to heavy flat top. Commemorates Ales (sic) Buckerell, died l661, and John, died 1681.

Listing NGR: ST4102514962

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
264164
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: 18 Jul 2003
Reference: IOE01/10854/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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