PRIOR FAMILY CHEST TOMB AND ENCIRCLING WROUGHT IRON RAILINGS, IN CHURCHYARD, 10 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH CHAPEL, CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1308149
Date first listed:
16-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
PRIOR FAMILY CHEST TOMB AND ENCIRCLING WROUGHT IRON RAILINGS, IN CHURCHYARD, 10 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH CHAPEL, CHURCH OF ST MARY

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
PRIOR FAMILY CHEST TOMB AND ENCIRCLING WROUGHT IRON RAILINGS, IN CHURCHYARD, 10 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH CHAPEL, 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:
Stringston
National Grid Reference:
ST 17644 42387

Details

ST14SE STRINGSTON CP

6/198 Prior family chest tomb and encircling wrought iron railings, in churchyard, 10 metres South of South Chapel, Church of St Mary -

GV II*

Chest tomb and railings. Early C17 and mid C19. Sandstone and blue lias with wrought iron. Flat topped with additional blue lias panel on top, cavetto moulded cornice, moulded plinth, inscribed on all faces with 8 line poem on on South side. Fine lettering. Earliest inscription to John Prior died 1618. Encircled with wrought iron railings. Form part of a group of important early C17 chest tombs with Govett family chest tomb (qv).



Listing NGR: ST1764442387

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
265259
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 23 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08912/06
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