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Pair of Unidentified Chest Tombs in Churchyard, About 8 Metres South of South Porch, Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Othery, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0804 / 51°4'49"N

Longitude: -2.8827 / 2°52'57"W

OS Eastings: 338262

OS Northings: 131602

OS Grid: ST382316

Mapcode National: GBR MB.D9HH

Mapcode Global: FRA 46V8.GR2

Entry Name: Pair of Unidentified Chest Tombs in Churchyard, About 8 Metres South of South Porch, Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269584

Location: Othery, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA7

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Othery

Built-Up Area: Othery

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

OTHERY CP NORTH LANE (South side)
ST33SE
5/61 Pair of unidentified chest tombs
in churchyard, about 8 m south of
south porch, Church of St Michael
-
GV II

Pair of unidentified chest tombs. C18. Ham stone and blue lias. That nearest to church almost complete, dressed stone,
oblong on plan; moulded plinth, chest with panelled and fluted corner pilasters, recessed panels to each face, one with
upper portion missing, slab top moulded around lower edge; inscriptions decayed. The other tomb much decayed, sunken,
repaired with coursed and squared lias, part of dressed stone; broken slab top with chamfered outer edge; decayed
inscription panel to north, date 1700. Both tombs much obscured by ivy at time of survey (February 1986).


Listing NGR: ST3826231602

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Description

OTHERY CP NORTH LANE (South side)
ST33SE
5/61 Pair of unidentified chest tombs
in churchyard, about 8 m south of
south porch, Church of St Michael
-
GV II

Pair of unidentified chest tombs. C18. Ham stone and blue lias. That nearest to church almost complete, dressed stone,
oblong on plan; moulded plinth, chest with panelled and fluted corner pilasters, recessed panels to each face, one with
upper portion missing, slab top moulded around lower edge; inscriptions decayed. The other tomb much decayed, sunken,
repaired with coursed and squared lias, part of dressed stone; broken slab top with chamfered outer edge; decayed
inscription panel to north, date 1700. Both tombs much obscured by ivy at time of survey (February 1986).


Listing NGR: ST3826231602

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