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Chest Tomb Approximately 7 Metres from North West Corner of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Calne, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4372 / 51°26'14"N

Longitude: -2.0032 / 2°0'11"W

OS Eastings: 399873

OS Northings: 170915

OS Grid: ST998709

Mapcode National: GBR 2SV.Y2X

Mapcode Global: VHB42.74BK

Entry Name: Chest Tomb Approximately 7 Metres from North West Corner of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 22 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455167

Location: Calne, Wiltshire, SN11

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Calne

Built-Up Area: Calne

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Calne and Blackland St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


CALNE

ST9970 CHURCH STREET
755-1/5/44 (East side)
Chest tomb approx 7 metres from
north-west corner of Church of St
Mary

GV II

Chest tomb. Late C17. Limestone. Narrow rectangular plan. A
large flat slab to the top has a scroll frieze below the
entablature, and articulated by Tuscan half-columns to each
elevation; the long sides also have a central pilaster
articulating wide shields with worn cherubs' heads in the
lower corners of the panels. The narrow ends have a skull and
crossbones to the south-facing panel and a skull over a worn
cartouche to the north. An interesting classical design.


Listing NGR: ST9986870920

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

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