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Group of Six Monuments in Churchyard, to North and East of North Porch, Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Seavington St Michael, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9311 / 50°55'51"N

Longitude: -2.8406 / 2°50'26"W

OS Eastings: 341025

OS Northings: 114962

OS Grid: ST410149

Mapcode National: GBR MD.PN4R

Mapcode Global: FRA 46YN.164

Plus Code: 9C2VW5J5+CQ

Entry Name: Group of Six Monuments in Churchyard, to North and East of North Porch, Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307244

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264164

Location: Seavington St. Michael, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Seavington St Michael

Built-Up Area: Seavington St Michael

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: South Petherton with the Seavingtons and the Lambrooks

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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5/84 Group of six monuments in
churchyard, to north and east of
north porch, Church of St Michael


Three chest tombs and three headstones as follows: a) Dunster monument about 3 metres north of porch. Chest tomb. Early
C17. Ham stone. Moulded plinth; plain sides and flanks; chamfer coving to very deep flat top. Commemorates John Dunster
died 1625. b) Dunster monument, double-sided; about 4 metres north of porch. Headstone. early C17. Ham stone, about
600mm wide x 600mm high x 1000mm thick, slightly chamfered back; shouldered semi-circular arched top, no decoration.
East side commemorates John - died 1620, and west Elizabeth wife of Geiles (sic) Dunster died ?1660. c) Unidentified
monument about 5 metres north of porch. Headstone. C18. Ham stone, about 700mm wide x 650mm high x l10mm thick,
chamfered back: roughly semi-circular top with side scrolls, incised sidelines. Inscription too eroded to decipher. d)
Unidentified monument about 4 metres north-east of porch. Chest tomb. Later C17. Ham stone. Base buried, plain sides
and south flank, north flank has 2 semi-circular arched panels with imposts, keystones and dentilling; cyma-recta
coving to heavy hipped top. Inscription unidentifiable; one death date 1686. e) Elliot monument about 3 metres
north-east of porch. Headstone. Later C18. Lias stone about 750mm x 900mm x 1000mm, flat top. Incised semi-circular
arched panel, fluted pilasters, imposts, keystone, foliage in corners. Comemorates Jason son of John Elliott, died 1787
and others. f) Buckerell monument about 1.5 metres east of porch. Chest tomb. C17. Ham stone. Base buried; plain sides
and flanks: cyma-recta coving to heavy flat top. Commemorates Ales (sic) Buckerell, died l661, and John, died 1681.

Listing NGR: ST4102514962

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