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Two Chest Tombs Approximately 15 Metres North of the Tower of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Calne, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4374 / 51°26'14"N

Longitude: -2.0029 / 2°0'10"W

OS Eastings: 399893

OS Northings: 170932

OS Grid: ST998709

Mapcode National: GBR 2SV.Y5F

Mapcode Global: VHB42.74HF

Plus Code: 9C3VCXPW+XR

Entry Name: Two Chest Tombs Approximately 15 Metres North of the Tower of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 22 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247116

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456339

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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755-1/5/43 (East side)
Two chest tombs approx 15 metres
north of the tower of Church of St


Two chest tombs. Late C17/early C18 and early C19. Limestone.
One approx 12m NE of the north porch is early C19. Moulded top
swept up to a narrow ridge. The main block is of hard grey
limestone with fluted pilasters to the corners; a frieze of
horizontal rectangles with inverted corners alternates with
patera; similar rectangular panels to all sides, those to the
long sides are tapered toward the base.
Later C17/early C18 chest tomb approx 15m to NNW of the tower.
Plinth has sunk into the ground. A pulvinated frieze is over
raised and fielded panels with worn pulvinated mouldings, 3 to
the long sides one to each end, have worn inscriptions. The
large, overhanging top slab has moulded edges.

Listing NGR: ST9989370932

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