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Four Headstones to the Shurt Family Set in Stone Surround, in Churchyard About 15 Metres South of Porch, Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Kilve, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1882 / 51°11'17"N

Longitude: -3.2222 / 3°13'20"W

OS Eastings: 314678

OS Northings: 143930

OS Grid: ST146439

Mapcode National: GBR LW.5FHH

Mapcode Global: VH6GR.3DDG

Plus Code: 9C3R5QQH+74

Entry Name: Four Headstones to the Shurt Family Set in Stone Surround, in Churchyard About 15 Metres South of Porch, Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265173

ID on this website: 101345710

Location: St Mary's Church, Kilve, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

District: Somerset West and Taunton

Civil Parish: Kilve

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Tagged with: Tombstone

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Four headstones to the Shurt
family set in stone surround, in
churchyard about 15 metres South
of porch, Church of St Mary



Group of 4 headstones set into a stone wall surround about one metre high. Late C17 and early C18. Blue lias monolithic
slabs set into blue lias random rubble wall. Inscribed with good lettering to member of the Shurt family, centre left
Julian, died 1690, centre right Hugh, died 1709, other inscriptions no longer legible. Most of the stone surround
obscured by ivy at time of survey (August 1983). The hurts were well-to-do clothiers, the leasees in the early C18 of
the Kilve Mills (qv), and others. (VCH Somerset, vol 5 forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST1467843930

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