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Group of 3 Table Tombs to South West of Holy Rood Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckland Newton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.846 / 50°50'45"N

Longitude: -2.4452 / 2°26'42"W

OS Eastings: 368755

OS Northings: 105256

OS Grid: ST687052

Mapcode National: GBR MY.W09Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 56RV.Z2N

Plus Code: 9C2VRHW3+9W

Entry Name: Group of 3 Table Tombs to South West of Holy Rood Church

Listing Date: 21 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104779

Location: Buckland Newton, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Buckland Newton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Buckland Newton The Holy Rood

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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5/55 Group of 3 table-tombs
to south west of Holy
Rood Church

Group of 3 table-tombs (1) lm south of south aisle to west of porch.
Probably early C18. Ashlar, cavetto moulded flat top with rounded ends.
One end bears cartouche with coat of arms, other bears skull and
crossbones with batswings. Inscription in rectangular panel flanked
by side panels bearing hourglasses and crossed bones. (2) and (3) are
approximately 2 m south west of south west aisle corner. Probably C18.
Stone, ridged tops with cyma moulds and rectangular panels. One has
fluted angle pilasters and divided side panels. Both appear to be to
members of the Hopkins family.
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 50, no 1.

Listing NGR: ST6875505256

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