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Group of 4 Chest Tombs by South West Corner of Parish Church

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.324 / 51°19'26"N

Longitude: -2.372 / 2°22'19"W

OS Eastings: 374176

OS Northings: 158387

OS Grid: ST741583

Mapcode National: GBR 0R2.TC6

Mapcode Global: VH96S.TZWD

Entry Name: Group of 4 Chest Tombs by South West Corner of Parish Church

Listing Date: 19 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32346

Location: Wellow, Bath and North East Somerset, BA2

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Wellow

Built-Up Area: Wellow

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 7458 WELLOW C.P. HIGH STREET
(North side)
12/8
Group of 4 chest tombs by
G.V. south-west corner of Parish
Church

II

4 chest tombs. Mid - late C18th and early C19th. Ashlar. (1) 1818. Mary
Pontin. Plain side panels with inscribed top. (2) 1779, Ponting family.
Inscribed hexagonal and shield panels; panelled corner and central pilasters
with paterae. (1) and (2) are surrounded by a low ashlar wall. (3) 17..
(illegible) probably late C18th. Inscribed shield panels; pilasters decorated
with foliage, sinceau and paterae; entablature. (4) 1820, Deans and Withs.
Plain with inscribed top. The chest tombs represent a good collection of
classical and traditional local tomb forms and contribute to the setting of the
church.


Listing NGR: ST7417658387

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

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