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Group of 7 Chest Tombs Between Churchyard Cross and South and East Sides of the Church of St Tysilio

A Grade II Listed Building in Sellack, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 51.9457 / 51°56'44"N

Longitude: -2.6335 / 2°38'0"W

OS Eastings: 356550

OS Northings: 227651

OS Grid: SO565276

Mapcode National: GBR FP.MPC1

Mapcode Global: VH869.9CM9

Entry Name: Group of 7 Chest Tombs Between Churchyard Cross and South and East Sides of the Church of St Tysilio

Listing Date: 26 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399926

Location: Sellack, County of Herefordshire, HR9

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Sellack

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Sellack

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 52 NE
4/134 Group of 7 chest tombs
between churchyard cross
and south and east sides
of the Church of St Tysilio


Chest tomb for Ann Williams died 1822. Sandstone ashlar, moulded plinth,
flat capping, corner balusters and urn to west end panel.

Chest tomb with no inscription. Probably late C17 to early C18. Sandstone
ashlar. Flat capping with moulded under edge, chamfered plinth, side panels
divided vertically into two parts, deep frieze with two paterae to each side
panel, end panels have oval motifs with curved projections to each of four
cardinal points and single central paterae in frieze.

Chest tomb for Samuel Warn, died 1794. Sandstone ashlar. Flat moulded
capping, corner balusters extend across end panels.

Chest tomb for Thomas Roberts, died 1810. Sandstone ashlar. Hipped capping
and side panels with quadrant corners to margins.

Chest tomb for Simon Archer, died 1792. Sandstone ashlar. Moulded plinth
and flat moulded capping, side panels have raised margins with quadrant
corners and corner balusters carved through as bulbous end panels.

Chest tomb for Catherine Carrier, died 1787. Sandstone ashlar. Flat moulded
capping, wide corner balusters extending well in to either side of inscription
panels with quadrant corners to margins; end panels have recessed rectangular
margins with shouldered segmental heads to fielded inner panels.

Chest tomb with missing south side panel, immediately east of Simon Archer
monument. C18. Sandstone ashlar. Flat moulded capping and curved end panels.

Listing NGR: SO5654927652

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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