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Two Chest Tombs Approximately 15 Metres South of East End of Parish Church of Canfrod Magna

A Grade II Listed Building in Merley, Poole

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Latitude: 50.7887 / 50°47'19"N

Longitude: -1.9558 / 1°57'20"W

OS Eastings: 403214

OS Northings: 98797

OS Grid: SZ032987

Mapcode National: GBR 435.JCF

Mapcode Global: FRA 67S0.9WX

Entry Name: Two Chest Tombs Approximately 15 Metres South of East End of Parish Church of Canfrod Magna

Listing Date: 13 September 1995

Last Amended: 29 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217467

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412440

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, BH21

County: Poole

Electoral Ward/Division: Merley & Bearwood

Built-Up Area: Merley

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Canford Magna

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


SZ0398 CANFORD MAGNA, Canford Magna
958-1/9/226 (East side)
Two chest tombs approx 15m south of
east end of Parish Church of Canford


Group of 2 chest tombs. Mid-late C18. Limestone ashlar with
marble panels. Sides have incised oval and rectangular panels,
and moulded tops. The S tomb has sides with end sections with
oval panels containing acanthus leaf pattern, and a
rectangular sunken panel. The N tomb is much plainer and is
included for group value. Faded inscriptions commemorate
members of the Hart family.

Listing NGR: SZ0321498797

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

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