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Stringfellow Monument, Approximately 65 Metres West of Cemetery Mortuary Chapels

A Grade II Listed Building in Chard, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8758 / 50°52'33"N

Longitude: -2.969 / 2°58'8"W

OS Eastings: 331917

OS Northings: 108930

OS Grid: ST319089

Mapcode National: GBR M6.T5MD

Mapcode Global: FRA 46NS.K3M

Plus Code: 9C2VV2GJ+89

Entry Name: Stringfellow Monument, Approximately 65 Metres West of Cemetery Mortuary Chapels

Listing Date: 13 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 374190

Location: Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Chard Town

Built-Up Area: Chard

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Chard St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


756-1/3/163 Stringfellow monument, approx. 65
metres west of Cemetery Mortuary


Monument. Late C19. White marble obelisk with bronze wreaths
on stepped plinth and surrounded by iron railings.
Commemorates John Stringfellow, d.1883, who invented the first
engine-driven aeroplane which actually flew.

Listing NGR: ST3191708930

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

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