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Three Monuments in Churchyard East and North East of Chancel of Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Sutton Benger, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5075 / 51°30'26"N

Longitude: -2.0772 / 2°4'38"W

OS Eastings: 394736

OS Northings: 178731

OS Grid: ST947787

Mapcode National: GBR 2RZ.HN0

Mapcode Global: VH965.YC6P

Entry Name: Three Monuments in Churchyard East and North East of Chancel of Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 29 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363824

English Heritage Legacy ID: 316103

Location: Sutton Benger, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Sutton Benger

Built-Up Area: Sutton Benger

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Sutton Benger

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 9478 (north side)

12/275 Three monuments in churchyard
east and north-east of chancel
of Church of All Saints


Three chest tombs, C18 and early C19, ashlar. From south:
a) about 8m east of chancel, unidentified early C18 monument with
two sunk panels each side, one each end and moulded capstone.
b) about 2m north east of chancel, Lanfear monument, c1845, ashlar
with black and red colouring. Flattened lyre ends with low
relief classical sarcophagus, and heavy scrolls. North side
single plaque, two south plaques with urn in niche and
descending dove between.
c) about 4m north of b), Messiter monument, later C18, with two
raised plaques each side, baluster angles and similar flat
balusters on inner side of plaques. Centre carved flower in
vase. Moulded base and cornice with fluted frieze.
Inscription to Thomas Messiter died 1783.

Listing NGR: ST9473678731

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