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Three Monuments in Churchyard to West of West Tower of Church of St Swithin

A Grade II Listed Building in Compton Bassett, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4433 / 51°26'36"N

Longitude: -1.9573 / 1°57'26"W

OS Eastings: 403066

OS Northings: 171594

OS Grid: SU030715

Mapcode National: GBR 3V7.HYZ

Mapcode Global: VHB3X.1Z4F

Entry Name: Three Monuments in Churchyard to West of West Tower of Church of St Swithin

Listing Date: 25 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022474

English Heritage Legacy ID: 316280

Location: Compton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN11

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Compton Bassett

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Compton Bassett St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 07 SW
9/156 Three monuments in churchyard
to west of west tower of
Church of St Swithin
Group of three chest tombs, later C18 to C19, ashlar. From north:
a) S. Stiles monument, later C18, with slab sides, baluster
angles, moulded base and capstone. Very low relief rococo
decoration to north side plaques. Inscription to Samuel
Stiles, died 1769.
b) Hammond monument, early C19, with baluster angles, moulded base
and capstone. Oval plaque each side with cherub head
spandrels. South inscription to Richard Hammond died 1801.
c) R. Stiles monument, early C19, with moulded base, fluted frieze
and fluted baluster angles. Two plaques each side with flower
between. Inscription to Robert Stiles, died 1803.

Listing NGR: SU0306671594

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