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Unidentified Chest Tomb in Churchyard, About 3 Metres South of Porch, Church of St Auguistine

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Monkton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0506 / 51°3'2"N

Longitude: -3.0527 / 3°3'9"W

OS Eastings: 326304

OS Northings: 128440

OS Grid: ST263284

Mapcode National: GBR M3.G2FQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 46HB.NJ7

Plus Code: 9C3R3W2W+6W

Entry Name: Unidentified Chest Tomb in Churchyard, About 3 Metres South of Porch, Church of St Auguistine

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307458

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270751

Location: West Monkton, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA2

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: West Monkton

Built-Up Area: West Monkton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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6/207 Unidentified chest tomb in
churchyard, about 3 metres South
of porch, Church of St Augustine


Chest tomb. Late C17. Ham stone. Flat topped, frieze ornately carved with lions' masks, diamonds and rosettes,
segmental headed bays with decorated spandrels set between caryatids on North and South faces, cartouche below angel's
ead at East end, scull and cross bones West end partially sunk below ground. Inscriptions no longer legible but date
1683/8 is discernable on North face. A very handsome chest tomb.

Listing NGR: ST2630428440

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