ALLEN MONUMENT IN SOUTH EAST CORNER OF CHURCHYARD, FORMER CHURCH OF ST GILES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307383
Date first listed:
19-Nov-1980
Statutory Address:
ALLEN MONUMENT IN SOUTH EAST CORNER OF CHURCHYARD, FORMER CHURCH OF ST GILES, PINKHAM HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
ALLEN MONUMENT IN SOUTH EAST CORNER OF CHURCHYARD, FORMER CHURCH OF ST GILES, PINKHAM HILL

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Knowle St. Giles
National Grid Reference:
ST 35112 11282

Details

KNOWLE ST GILES CP PINKHAM HILL (North side, off) ) STSISE 2/69 Allen monument in south-east corner of churchvard, former Church of St Giles 19.ll.80

GV II

Shrine tomb. Later C19. Ham stone. Square plan; moulded basa; one cusped lancet panel with traceried gable to each face, with truncated steeplet above: attached is a enclosing low wall, trefoil traceried, with a cross at the east end. Commemorates J.M Allen and his children. The Revd J.M Allen was curate here 1839-55, as well as headmaster of Ilminster Grammar School, He was an amateur architect of considerable skill - his other church in this parish, St Mary Maqdalen, Cricket Malherbie (qv), is probably his best work. (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, l978, p162).

Listing NGR: ST3511211282

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
262196
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1978), 162

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: 14 May 2003
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