GROUP OF 5 MONUMENTS IN THE CHURCHYARD, 5 TO 7 METRES SOUTH AND SOUTH EAST OF CHANCEL, CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1355984
Date first listed:
03-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
GROUP OF 5 MONUMENTS IN THE CHURCHYARD, 5 TO 7 METRES SOUTH AND SOUTH EAST OF CHANCEL, CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
GROUP OF 5 MONUMENTS IN THE CHURCHYARD, 5 TO 7 METRES SOUTH AND SOUTH EAST OF CHANCEL, CHURCH OF ST MARY, CHURCH LANE

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Sopworth
National Grid Reference:
ST 82802 86275

Details

SOPWORTH CHURCH LANE ST 88 NW (north side) 2/152 Group of 5 monuments in the churchyard, 5-7m south and south- east of chancel, Church of St Mary GV II

Five chest tombs. Early-late C18. Limestone. Lettered from east to west (a) Unidentified. Mid C18 with floral angle pilasters and raised and fielded panels to south side framing inscription panel with egg-and-dart frieze. North side collapsed at time of resurvey (May 1986). Moulded plinth, cyma recta moulded cornice to slab. (b) Unidentified. Mid C18 with angle balusters, floral sprays framing raised and fielded inscription panels to south side, similar panel to north. Bead-and-reel moulding to cornice, cyma recta moulded slab with gadrooned edge. Weather decay to slab. (c) Unidentified. Early C18 with floral sprays to angle pilasters, large inscription panels to each side with swagged decoration badly decayed and deeply projecting slab with weather erosion. (d) Unidentified. Mid C18. Angle and central pilasters forming 2 moulded inscription panels: single patera above each panel. Deeply projecting cyma recta moulded slab. (e) Unidentified. Late C18. End panels in one block to simulate balusters, 2 panels to each side: oval to south, square with cut away corners to north. Cyma recta moulded slab with slight weathering.

Listing NGR: ST8280286275

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
318149
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: 15 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11895/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Witherow. Source Historic England Archive
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