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Parsons Chest Tomb, Surrounding Railings, Wall and Adjacent Doorway, in Churchyard 32 Metres North of Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlton Horethorne, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0064 / 51°0'23"N

Longitude: -2.4786 / 2°28'42"W

OS Eastings: 366518

OS Northings: 123115

OS Grid: ST665231

Mapcode National: GBR MW.JXJ4

Mapcode Global: FRA 56PG.B5J

Entry Name: Parsons Chest Tomb, Surrounding Railings, Wall and Adjacent Doorway, in Churchyard 32 Metres North of Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 15 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056325

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261775

Location: Charlton Horethorne, South Somerset, Somerset, DT9

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Charlton Horethorne

Built-Up Area: Charlton Horethorne

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


8/39 Parsons Chest Tomb, surrounding
railings, wall and adjacent
doorway, in churchyard 32 metres
Worth of Church of St Peter and
St Paul


Chest tomb. Early C19. Ham stone, with adjacent rubble walls with ashlar dressings; wrought iron railings. Chest tomb
cruciform plan; moulded base on step; panelled sides; hipped top with decorated gables, ridge in form of latin cross.
Commerorates George Parsons 1784 - 1845 and other members of the family from the nearby Manor House (qv). Railings
about 1.5 metres high with wrought points, on low ashlar stone base, to South and East of tomb : to North and East the
boundary walls of the churchyard, about 2.5 metres high with clay tile coping : adjacent to North West corner of
enclosure a moulded 4-centre arched doorway, possibly C17, with C19 studded boarded door leading into Manor House
garden sufficient of North wall included in this item to protect this doorway.

Listing NGR: ST6651823115

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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