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Seven Monuments in the Churchyard Between 0.5 Metres and 6 Metres North of Nave of Church of St George

A Grade II Listed Building in Semington, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3436 / 51°20'36"N

Longitude: -2.1458 / 2°8'44"W

OS Eastings: 389938

OS Northings: 160512

OS Grid: ST899605

Mapcode National: GBR 1SH.Q9G

Mapcode Global: VH96X.RHFB

Entry Name: Seven Monuments in the Churchyard Between 0.5 Metres and 6 Metres North of Nave of Church of St George

Listing Date: 29 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 435194

Location: Semington, Wiltshire, BA14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Semington

Built-Up Area: Semington

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Semington

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 86 SE
(south side)
4/181 Seven monuments in the churchyard
between 0.5m and 6m north of
nave of Church of St George

Seven chest tombs. Late C17 and C18. Limestone. Group of three
to north all to members of Matravers family; north one has oval
egg and dart moulded panels and quarter balusters to fluted frieze
and inscription to Elizabeth died 1788, next south has floral
bordered oval panel with floral drops on corners, moulded cornice
and inscription to James died 1753, east of three has shield-shaped
panels, quarter balusters and fluted frieze, all have weathered
tops. Low tomb to south has two panels with cartouches, egg-
moulded flat top, illegible inscription. C18 tomb again to south
has plain panels, corner pilasters, pulvinated frieze and flat top.
Pair joined together against east end of north side of nave have 2
recessed moulded panels, skull and hourglass carved on west end
panels, ogee moulded flat tops, date 1699 legible on west panel of
the south tomb.

Listing NGR: ST8993860512

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

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