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Three Monuments in Churchyard About 7 Metres North of North East End of North Aisle of Church of the Holy Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Melksham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3475 / 51°20'51"N

Longitude: -2.0816 / 2°4'53"W

OS Eastings: 394412

OS Northings: 160941

OS Grid: ST944609

Mapcode National: GBR 2TX.GJV

Mapcode Global: VH96Y.VDXB

Plus Code: 9C3V8WX9+29

Entry Name: Three Monuments in Churchyard About 7 Metres North of North East End of North Aisle of Church of the Holy Cross

Listing Date: 3 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272817

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447678

Location: Seend, Wiltshire, SN12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Seend

Built-Up Area: Seend

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

SEEND CHURCH LANE
ST 9460
13/275 Three monuments in churchyard
about 7m north of north-east
end of north aisle of Church of the
Holy Cross
GV II

Three chest tombs in line, C18, ashlar. From south:
a) Unidentified early C18 monument with two raised oval south
plaques, foliate scroll decoration to centre and angle piers,
moulded base and cornice, broken forward over piers, moulded
base and cornice, broken forward over piers. West end
cartouche.
b) Whatley monument, late C18, with moulded base and cornice with
fluted frieze, north side two octagonal framed plaques with
fluted angle strips and paired centre strips. Strips have
centre rosette and incised squares top and bottom. North side
inscriptions to Edward Whatley and Susanna Moore.
c) Unidentified mid to later C18 monument with south side centre
broken forward and large projecting circular plaque with egg-
and-dart border. Fielded panels each side. Rectangular
fielded north plaque with panels each side. Chamfered angles
with floral drop. Moulded base and cornice with pulvinated
frieze.


Listing NGR: ST9441260941

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