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Bennett Chest Tomb, 3 Yards South West of Tower of St Leonard's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Tortworth, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.638 / 51°38'16"N

Longitude: -2.4289 / 2°25'43"W

OS Eastings: 370415

OS Northings: 193331

OS Grid: ST704933

Mapcode National: GBR JY.83Q0

Mapcode Global: VH87Y.V394

Entry Name: Bennett Chest Tomb, 3 Yards South West of Tower of St Leonard's Church

Listing Date: 5 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137054

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34762

Location: Tortworth, South Gloucestershire, GL12

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Tortworth

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tortworth St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


2/129 Bennett Chest Tomb, 3 yards
south west of Tower of St.
G.V. Leonard's Church


Chest tomb. Joseph Bennett, died 1801. Sandstone ashlar. Square inscribed
panels, shield panels to the sides; moulded plinth and cornice. The chest
tombs represent a good collection of local and classical tomb forms and
contribute greatly to the setting of the church.

Listing NGR: ST7041593331

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

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