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MARY BYAM CHEST TOMB, ABOUT 6 METRES SOUTH OF CHANCEL, CHURCH OF ST JAMES THE GREAT

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: MARY BYAM CHEST TOMB, ABOUT 6 METRES SOUTH OF CHANCEL, CHURCH OF ST JAMES THE GREAT

List entry Number: 1308187

Location

MARY BYAM CHEST TOMB, ABOUT 6 METRES SOUTH OF CHANCEL, CHURCH OF ST JAMES THE GREAT, CHURCH ROAD

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Fitzhead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-May-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 270315

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST12NW FlTZHEAD CP CHURCH ROAD (EAST SIDE)

6/104 Mary Byam chest tomb, about 6 metres south of chancel, Church of St James the Great -

GV II

Chest tomb, mid C17. Ashlar sandstone. Ledge topped, moulded cornice. Apsidal ends, shield in cartouche East end, skull and cross bones above hour glass framed by scythes West end. Inscribed Northside to Mary, wife of William Byam, died 1648; Southside illegible. Partially subsided and obscured by ivy at time of survey (March 1983). One of the finest chest tombs in the district.

Listing NGR: ST1198228378

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National Grid Reference: ST 11982 28378

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