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Group of 5 Chest Tombs Approximately 15 Metres East South East of Corner of Parish Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Chard, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8692 / 50°52'9"N

Longitude: -2.963 / 2°57'46"W

OS Eastings: 332331

OS Northings: 108188

OS Grid: ST323081

Mapcode National: GBR M7.TF59

Mapcode Global: FRA 46PS.TR0

Plus Code: 9C2VV29P+MR

Entry Name: Group of 5 Chest Tombs Approximately 15 Metres East South East of Corner of Parish Church

Listing Date: 29 July 1976

Last Amended: 13 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 374046

Location: Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Chard Town

Built-Up Area: Chard

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Chard St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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756-1/4/18 (West side)
29/07/76 Group of 5 chest tombs approx 15m
east-south-east of corner of Parish
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Tomb Chests and War Memorial in the
Parish Church churchyard)


5 chest tombs. Early to late C18. Limestone. Farthest to SE is
early/mid C18 and totally ivy clad. The second approx 4m NE of
the first is late C18; hipped top with moulded edges, reeded
pilasters to long sides and raised and fielded panels to all
sides. The third, approx 2m north of the second is early C18
with very shallow hipped top and deeply raised and fielded
panels. The fourth, early C18, has hipped top with moulded
edges and fluted Ionic pilasters to middle of long sides and
corners. The fifth, early C18, has shallow hipped top and
probably has fluted pilasters obscured by ivy.

Listing NGR: ST3233108188

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