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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247116
English Heritage Legacy ID: 456339
Location: Calne, Wiltshire, SN11
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
ST9970 CHURCH STREET
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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