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Group of 4 Monuments Approximately 4 Metres North West of Tower of Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6457 / 50°38'44"N

Longitude: -2.4176 / 2°25'3"W

OS Eastings: 370567

OS Northings: 82973

OS Grid: SY705829

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.H171

Mapcode Global: FRA 57TC.HY5

Entry Name: Group of 4 Monuments Approximately 4 Metres North West of Tower of Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135149

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467337

Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT3

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Electoral Ward/Division: Preston

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Weymouth

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Preston with Sutton Poyntz St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


SY7083 CHURCH ROAD, Preston
873-1/3/471 (South side)
Group of 4 monuments approx. 4m NW
of tower of Church of St Andrew


Group of 4 headstones, NW of the tower, and adjacent to the W
churchyard wall. Portland stone. C17, C18 and C19. From the N:
(i) A large, thick double stone in the form of an open book,
with square head. There are no embellishments, but the
partially legible inscriptions cover the whole surface, and
include John ..... 1753, also John Samuely, 1775; (ii) A small
stone with complex shaped head, and a fine inscription
including Mary, daughter of John and Elizabeth Brown, d.1828;
(iii) A very thick, square-headed stone with bevelled back,
with a complete but only partly legible inscription, including
171- .... wife of John Smith (?); (iv) A small and thick plain
rectangular stone with an illegible inscription, probably of
the later C17.

Listing NGR: SY7056782973

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

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