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Four Monuments in Churchyard, About 2, 4, 6 Metres South of South Transept, Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in South Petherton, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9482 / 50°56'53"N

Longitude: -2.8093 / 2°48'33"W

OS Eastings: 343243

OS Northings: 116844

OS Grid: ST432168

Mapcode National: GBR MF.NJ36

Mapcode Global: FRA 560L.MD0

Entry Name: Four Monuments in Churchyard, About 2, 4, 6 Metres South of South Transept, Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056961

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264263

Location: South Petherton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA13

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: South Petherton

Built-Up Area: South Petherton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: South Petherton with the Seavingtons and the Lambrooks

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

7/178 Four monuments in churchyard,
about 2, 4, 6 metres south of
south transept, Church of St
Peter and St Paul


Three chest tombs and a headstone. a) Unidentified chest tomb about 2 metres south of south transept. C17. Ham stone.
Moulded plinth on stepped base; semi-circular ached panels, one each end and 2 each flank, with imposts, keystones and
dentilling, no frieze; cyma-recta coving to heavy, slightly hipped top. Inscription badly worn. b) Unidentified
headstone immediately south-west of last. C18. Ham stone, about 900mm x 1200mm x 110mm thick, chamfered back; almost
flat top with 2 semi-circular panels framing angel heads, with hourglass between and scrolls to sides; frame to panel
has curved scroll decoration and central half-drop. Inscriptions badly worn, but one death date 1732. c) Unidentified
chest tomb about 4 metres south of south transept. Early C18. Ham stone. Base buried; panels with ovolo mould frames,
those to flanks having half-drop to centre, no frieze; moulded coving to hipped top. Commemorates John - died 1719. d)
Viles chest tomb about 6 metres south of south transept: later C18. Ham ston. Moulded plinth; one fielded panel each
face, single-panel pilasters to flanks, moulded coving to shallow hipped top with rounded leading edges. Commemorates
thomas Viles, died 1783.

Listing NGR: ST4324316846

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