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Coleman Family Chest Tomb at Ngr St 2868 1956 About 23 Metres East of Entrance to Former Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Bickenhall, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9711 / 50°58'16"N

Longitude: -3.0174 / 3°1'2"W

OS Eastings: 328658

OS Northings: 119572

OS Grid: ST286195

Mapcode National: GBR M4.M5CM

Mapcode Global: FRA 46KJ.Y13

Plus Code: 9C2RXXCM+F2

Entry Name: Coleman Family Chest Tomb at Ngr St 2868 1956 About 23 Metres East of Entrance to Former Churchyard

Listing Date: 21 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270781

Location: Bickenhall, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Bickenhall

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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8/1 Coleman family chest tomb at NGR
ST 2868 1956, about 23 east of
entrance to former churchyard


Chest tomb. Mid C18. Ham stone. Ledger topped, cyma recta moulded cornice, moulded plinth, inscribed on all faces,
south to Mary wife of Richard Coleman died 1754, west to John Bugg died 1757. Cornice slightly damaged, partially sunk
but good lettering. Forms part of a good group of chest tombs in the former churchyard of Bickenhall Church. The church
was in a delapidated condition when the rector, the Rev Portman, had it demolished in 1849 and rebuilt at his own
expense nearer his rectory in Staple Fitzpaine. (Sixmith, Staple Fitzpaine and the Forest of Neroche, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST2868019560

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