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Group of 4 Chest Tombs to South East of Lych Gate, Parish Church of St Swithun's

A Grade II Listed Building in Bathford, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3984 / 51°23'54"N

Longitude: -2.306 / 2°18'21"W

OS Eastings: 378805

OS Northings: 166640

OS Grid: ST788666

Mapcode National: GBR 0QC.CSK

Mapcode Global: VH96M.Z37T

Entry Name: Group of 4 Chest Tombs to South East of Lych Gate, Parish Church of St Swithun's

Listing Date: 19 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311923

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32214

Location: Bathford, Bath and North East Somerset, BA1

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Bathford

Built-Up Area: Bath

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

(South-east side)
Group of 4 chest tombs to
G.V. south-east of lych-gate,
Parish Church of St. Swithun's.


4 chest tombs. Late C18th and early C19th. Ashlar. Panelled sides and
moulded cornice. (1) and (2) Fluted pilasters with paterae and decorative
frieze. Inscribed (illegible) panels. (3) 1810. Inscribed panels. (4) Mid-
late C18th. Carved foliage on corner pilasters; decorative frieze; central
oval panel. The chest tombs in Bathford churchyard represent a good and
extensive collection of classical, and traditional local tomb forms and contribute
greatly to the setting of the church.

Listing NGR: ST7880566640

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

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