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Allen Monument in South East Corner of Churchyard, Former Church of St Giles

A Grade II Listed Building in Chard, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8974 / 50°53'50"N

Longitude: -2.924 / 2°55'26"W

OS Eastings: 335112

OS Northings: 111282

OS Grid: ST351112

Mapcode National: GBR M8.RYTT

Mapcode Global: FRA 46RQ.QNR

Plus Code: 9C2VV3WG+W9

Entry Name: Allen Monument in South East Corner of Churchyard, Former Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 19 November 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307383

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262196

Location: Knowle St. Giles, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Knowle St. Giles

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Cricket Malherbie with Knowle St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

2/69 Allen monument in south-east
corner of churchvard, former
Church of St Giles


Shrine tomb. Later C19. Ham stone. Square plan; moulded basa; one cusped lancet panel with traceried gable to each
face, with truncated steeplet above: attached is a enclosing low wall, trefoil traceried, with a cross at the east end.
Commemorates J.M Allen and his children. The Revd J.M Allen was curate here 1839-55, as well as headmaster of Ilminster
Grammar School, He was an amateur architect of considerable skill - his other church in this parish, St Mary Maqdalen,
Cricket Malherbie (qv), is probably his best work. (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, l978, p162).

Listing NGR: ST3511211282

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