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Govett Family Chest Tomb, in Churchyard One Metre West of Porch, Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stringston, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1749 / 51°10'29"N

Longitude: -3.1795 / 3°10'46"W

OS Eastings: 317639

OS Northings: 142396

OS Grid: ST176423

Mapcode National: GBR LY.6694

Mapcode Global: VH6GR.TQZQ

Entry Name: Govett Family Chest Tomb, in Churchyard One Metre West of Porch, Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345706

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265258

Location: Stringston, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Stringston

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST14SE STRINGSTON CP

6/199 Govett family chest tomb, in
churchyard one metre West of
porch, Church of St Mary
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GV II*

Chest tomb. Early C17. Sandstone and blue lias. Flat topped, cavetto moulded cornice, sunk plinth, inscribed on all
faces in fine lettering but rust South face has been removed and a blue lias panel inserted. Earliest inscription on
North face to John Garett, died 1618. Forms part of a group of early, finely inscribed chest tombs with the Prior
family chest tomb (qv).


Listing NGR: ST1763942396

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

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