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Five Monuments Against West Wall of Churchyard, Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in Dinnington, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9113 / 50°54'40"N

Longitude: -2.8507 / 2°51'2"W

OS Eastings: 340288

OS Northings: 112765

OS Grid: ST402127

Mapcode National: GBR MC.QZKG

Mapcode Global: FRA 46XP.P72

Plus Code: 9C2VW46X+GP

Entry Name: Five Monuments Against West Wall of Churchyard, Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345889

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264097

ID on this website: 101345889

Location: St Nicholas's Church, Dinnington, Somerset, TA17

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Dinnington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Hinton St George with Dinnington

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Five headstones set against churchyard wall; a) Coombs monument 3 metres west of north-west corner of Church.
Headstone. C19. Ham stone slab, about 980mm wide x 1600mm high, 100mm thick with chamfered back and shouldered
pointed-arched top: oval panel to head with stylised urn, fine quality incised lettering commemorates Elizabeth,
daughter of Joseph and Ann Coombs, died 1818. b) Bennet monument 3 metres west of centre of west wall of Church.
Headstone. Later C18. Ham stone slab, about 840mm x ll50mm x l10mm, with chamfered back, segmental top enclosing angel
head and wings, with scrolls to sides; plain recessed panel: commemorates Amey Bennet, died 1785. c) Hutchings momument
3 metres west of south-west corner of Church. Headstone. C18. Ham stone slab, about 660mm x 1060mm x 100mm, chamfered
back; roughly semi-circular top with garlanded angel-head and wings or clouds; elaborately decorated frame to recessed
panel. Commemorates Edward and - Hutchings, died 1760 and 1734. d) Willis monument about 5 metres south-west of Church.
Headstone. Later C18. Ham stone slab, about 720mm x 920mm x 110mm, with chamfered back; segmental top with egg-and tart
moulded panel enclosing angel-head, with scrolls to side and elaborately carved panel frame. Commemorates Ann Willis,
died 1788. e) 0ald monument, about 11 metres south-south-west of Church. Headstone. C18. Ham stone slab about 850mm x
1050mm x l10mm, chamfered back; top has 2 semi- circular arched panels with angel-heads, scrolls to sides; elaborately
carved frame, with tasselled cord centre-drop. Commemorates Persiler Oald, died 176-, and Jane 0ald, died 1776.

Listing NGR: ST4028812765

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