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Pair of Chest Tombs, One to Matthew Waller (1516), 5 Yards to North East of Chancel of Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Winscombe, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.306 / 51°18'21"N

Longitude: -2.8452 / 2°50'42"W

OS Eastings: 341177

OS Northings: 156658

OS Grid: ST411566

Mapcode National: GBR JD.XT7L

Mapcode Global: VH7CT.MFQP

Entry Name: Pair of Chest Tombs, One to Matthew Waller (1516), 5 Yards to North East of Chancel of Church of St James

Listing Date: 21 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129756

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33276

Location: Winscombe and Sandford, North Somerset, BS25

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Winscombe and Sandford

Built-Up Area: Winscombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

3/8 Pair of chest tombs,
one to Matthew Waller (1516),
5 yards to north-east of
Chancel of Church of
St James

5 yards to north-east of east end of chancel of St James. Pair of chest tombs:
(1) early C.16. Coarsely carved box without embellishment. Plain incised letters.
Matthew Waller/Vicar/1516. (2) Late C.18. Inscribed panels, now illegible,
pilasters and frieze With memento mori. Plain ashlar slab. Prominent pair.
The earliest known chest tomb in the area being that of Matthew Waller.

Listing NGR: ST4117756658

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

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