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Group of 4 Goddard Monuments, in the Churchyard, Immediately South of Chancel of St Rumbold's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentridge, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9598 / 50°57'35"N

Longitude: -1.9539 / 1°57'14"W

OS Eastings: 403332

OS Northings: 117823

OS Grid: SU033178

Mapcode National: GBR 411.QV5

Mapcode Global: FRA 66SK.YD2

Plus Code: 9C2WX25W+WC

Entry Name: Group of 4 Goddard Monuments, in the Churchyard, Immediately South of Chancel of St Rumbold's Church

Listing Date: 3 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107411

Location: Sixpenny Handley and Pentridge, Dorset, SP5

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Sixpenny Handley and Pentridge

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Pentridge St Rumbold

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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(North-west side)

3/74 Group of 4 Goddard monuments,
in the churchyard, immediately
south of chancel of
St Rumbold's Church


2 stones and 2 table tombs 1774-1797. Stone. The stones are both similar
and are reset against the chancel wall. They have round panels for inscriptions
with cherubs and stylised suns inscribed IHS above. Foliage carving to either
side of panel. Lettering in round, lower case and gothic script. To William
and Mary Goddard.

Westernmost table tomb has moulded plinth and top with baluster ends. Double
oval panels framed with guilloche. Particularly fine carved, knotted ribbon
decoration. Lettering in lower case copperplate. To William Goddard.

Easternmost table tomb has moulded top and plinth with oval panel for inscription
Central panel flanked by subsidiary rectangular panels containing lozenges and
carved rays radiating from corners. Upper and lower case round lettering.
To Jane Goddard. (RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p 53, no. 1).

Listing NGR: SU0333217823

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