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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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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0844 / 51°5'3"N

Longitude: -2.6225 / 2°37'21"W

OS Eastings: 356493

OS Northings: 131862

OS Grid: ST564318

Mapcode National: GBR MP.CWZR

Mapcode Global: FRA 56D8.24V

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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Description

ST53SE
10/92

LYDFORD-ON-FOSSE CP
HIGH STREET (West side)
WEST LYDFORD
Unknown monument in the churchyard 14 metres south of chancel of Church of St. Peter

GV
II

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: ST5649331862

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