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Section of Churchyard Wall at East End of Churchyard of St Swithun's with Built in Fragments and Two Seats

A Grade II Listed Building in Bathford, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3978 / 51°23'52"N

Longitude: -2.3046 / 2°18'16"W

OS Eastings: 378904

OS Northings: 166572

OS Grid: ST789665

Mapcode National: GBR 0QD.663

Mapcode Global: VH96N.04H9

Entry Name: Section of Churchyard Wall at East End of Churchyard of St Swithun's with Built in Fragments and Two Seats

Listing Date: 19 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138272

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32220

Location: Bathford, Bath and North East Somerset, BA1

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Bathford

Built-Up Area: Bath

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

(South-east side)
Section of churchyard wall
G.V. at east end of churchyard
of St. Swithun's with built-
in fragments and two seats.


Churchyard wall, including fragments of Romanesque carving and 2 ashlar seats.
The wall is circa 1870 but the fragments are C12th and were found when the old
chancel arch was demolished in 1870. Rubble walls; ashlar seats and hoods;
freestone carving. To left 2 plain ashlar seats, in recesses and under stone
hoods on brackets. To right: a shallow, plain piscina with a segmental head.
Under a flat stone hood on brackets are the Romanesque fragments; consisting of
a much mutilated figure of an ?angel (or possibly a bishop - Swithin) flanked by
2 engaged columns with Chevron and bead decoration and coarse cushion-type
capitals; fragments of a decorated round arch with dogtooth moulding.

Listing NGR: ST7890466572

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