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Watkins Chest Tomb, 3.5 Metres South-East of South-East Corner of South Transept of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Yate, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5434 / 51°32'36"N

Longitude: -2.414 / 2°24'50"W

OS Eastings: 371383

OS Northings: 182802

OS Grid: ST713828

Mapcode National: GBR JZ.FTR5

Mapcode Global: VH95T.3GNP

Entry Name: Watkins Chest Tomb, 3.5 Metres South-East of South-East Corner of South Transept of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 5 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137403

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34853

Location: Yate, South Gloucestershire, BS37

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Yate

Built-Up Area: Yate

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Yate

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 78 SW YATE CHURCH ROAD (west side)

7/271 Watkins Chest Tomb, 3 yards
south east of south transept of
G.V. St. Mary's Church

II

Chest tomb. Possibly James Watkins, died 1785, although perhaps an earlier
tomb. Limestone ashlar. Square panels with enriched sides; 'lyre shaped'
ends. The chest tombs represent a good collection of local and classical tomb
forms and contribute greatly to the setting of the church.


Listing NGR: ST7138382802

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

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