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Unknown Monument in the Churchyard 14 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydford-on-Fosse, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0844 / 51°5'3"N

Longitude: -2.6224 / 2°37'20"W

OS Eastings: 356497

OS Northings: 131860

OS Grid: ST564318

Mapcode National: GBR MP.CWZS

Mapcode Global: FRA 56D8.24W

Entry Name: Unknown Monument in the Churchyard 14 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 17 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058836

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267564

Location: Lydford-on-Fosse, Mendip, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Lydford-on-Fosse

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


10/92 Unknown monument in the
churchyard 14 metres south of
chancel of Church of St. Peter



Chest tomb. C17 Dressed lias and Ham stone. Classic oblong chest on a moulded plinth; (plinth buried at time of
re-survey, August 1984); chest with elaborate scroll decoration to east and west ends; that to east end surrounding a
clover-roof cross, that to west end a blank oval panel; south side with fluted end pilasters, north side with end
pilasters with cherubic heads in relief; a lias panel inset between each pair of pilasters, that to north with the
remains of an inscription. Hipped slab top cavetto moulded around its lower edge.

Listing NGR: ST5649731860

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