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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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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


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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