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Harred Family Chest Tomb in Churchyard About 2 Metres South of Porch Church of the Holy Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornfalcon, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.01 / 51°0'36"N

Longitude: -3.0229 / 3°1'22"W

OS Eastings: 328334

OS Northings: 123900

OS Grid: ST283239

Mapcode National: GBR M4.JPZ2

Mapcode Global: FRA 46KF.VJ9

Plus Code: 9C3R2X6G+2R

Entry Name: Harred Family Chest Tomb in Churchyard About 2 Metres South of Porch Church of the Holy Cross

Listing Date: 21 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344542

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270928

Location: Thornfalcon, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: Somerset West and Taunton

Civil Parish: Thornfalcon

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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5/139 Harred family chest tomb in
churchyard, about 2 south of
porch, Church of the Holy Cross


Chest tomb. Mid C18. Ham stone. Ledger topped, moulded cornice, moulded plinth, raised and fielded panels, end pilasters divided vertically into 3 panels, winged cherubs heads on north and south faces, west end skull and cross bones, east end pair of hearts with crossed arrows through them carved in high relief. Inscribed north side to Thomas Harred died 1769, and south side, very soft and decayed, to Mary his wife, died 1769. A fine tomb, and an interesting variant on a standard C18 design.

Listing NGR: ST2833423900

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