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Group of 7 Monuments in Churchyard, Adjacent to Nave, Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kilmersdon, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2701 / 51°16'12"N

Longitude: -2.4371 / 2°26'13"W

OS Eastings: 369599

OS Northings: 152419

OS Grid: ST695524

Mapcode National: GBR MY.08C7

Mapcode Global: VH89P.PBYP

Entry Name: Group of 7 Monuments in Churchyard, Adjacent to Nave, Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 25 June 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058693

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267942

Location: Kilmersdon, Mendip, Somerset, BA3

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Kilmersdon

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

11/159 Group of 7 monuments in
churchyard, adjacent to nave,
Church of St. Peter and St. Paul


Group of 4 chest tombs and 3 headstones. Nearest to church to John Moore of 1676, chest tomb, dressed stone, moulded
plinth, carved pilasters, frieze with rosettes, ornamental panels between pilasters, hipped slab top moulded around
lower edge. Next adjacent to south to John Moore of 1622, chest tomb, dressed stone, made up of 4 large slabs on simply
moulded plinth, dentil cornice, slab top moulded around outer edge. Next adjacent to south to Moore family of 1644 and
later, chest tomb, dressed stone, plinth, fielded and fluted pilasters, between the pilasters inscribed slate panels
with floral ornament, hipped slab top, moulded around its lower edge. Next adjacent to east, unidentified, of 1632,
chest tomb, dressed stone, plinth buried, much arabesque strapwork, oval panels to north and south with inscriptions
much obscured by lichen, massive hipped slab top. On the east side of this group of chest tombs, 3 headstones dated
1680, 1692 and 1720, 2 with shaped tops, inscriptions.

Listing NGR: ST6959952419

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