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Unidentified Chest Tomb in Churchyard, About 12 Metres South of Nave, Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Luxborough, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1321 / 51°7'55"N

Longitude: -3.468 / 3°28'4"W

OS Eastings: 297380

OS Northings: 138004

OS Grid: SS973380

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.8Z4X

Mapcode Global: VH5KB.TTZ0

Entry Name: Unidentified Chest Tomb in Churchyard, About 12 Metres South of Nave, Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 5 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057341

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265360

Location: Luxborough, West Somerset, Somerset, TA23

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Luxborough

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

SS9851 373

Unidentified chest tomb in churchyard, about 12 metres south of nave, Church of St Mary

Chest tomb. Late C15-early C16. Local stone, squared and coursed. Monolithic slab with steeply chamfered cornice, tomb sunk almost to cornice, inset panel with heraldic device at east end, strongly carved with illegible description visible, appears to be in good condition below the soil.
Forms a pair with similar tomb to north. Rare survival of an early tomb.

Listing NGR: SS9738038004

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

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