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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GROUP OF EIGHT MONUMENTS IN CHURCHYARD, SOUTH AND WEST OF NAVE, CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

List entry Number: 1263241

Location

GROUP OF EIGHT MONUMENTS IN CHURCHYARD, SOUTH AND WEST OF NAVE, CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SomersetSouth SomersetDistrict AuthorityBrympton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Oct-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263470

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Details

ST5115 BRYMPTON D'EVERCY CP 10/20 Group of eight monuments in churchyard, south and west of nave, Church of St. Andrew GV II* An extremely good group of C16, C17 and early C18 monuments, mostly in good condition. (a) Unidentified monument about 2 metres south-west of porch; Chest tomb. Early C16. Ham stone. Chamfered plinth; quatrefoil panelled sides, one panel to east end, 3 to each flank, all with shields in centre uncarved, west end plain with chalice drawing inscribed; cavetto mould coving to thick flat top. No inscriptions. (b) Kygell monunent about 2 metres south of nave; Chest tomb. C16. Ham stone. Moulded plinth; plain sides and flanks; moulded coving to flat top. Commemorates Thomas Kygell buried 22nd April 1577, and Elizabeth his wife, buried 30th June 1588. (c) Unidentified monument about 2 metres south-west of nave: Chest tomb. C16. Ham stone. Moulded base; plain sides and flanks; cavetto-mould coving to heavy flat top. commemorates Johanis Wo- died 1576. (d) Michell Monument about 4 metres west-south-west of nave: Chest tomb C17. Ham stone. Moulded base; semi-circular-arched panels, one each end and 2 each flank, with imposts, keystones and dentilling, reeded pilasters to flanks, plain frieze; moulded coving to heavy hipped top. Commemorates John Michell, died 1683, and others. (e) Michell monument about 3 metres west of nave: Chest tomb. C18. Ham stone. Moulded base; semi-circular arched panels, one each end and two each flank, with imposts, keystones and dentilling, plain frieze; moulded coving to heavy hipped top. Commemorates various members of Michell family including Ann, died 1722, and Dorothy, died 1730. (f) Nowis monument aboout 6 metres west of nave: Chest tomb. C17. Ham stone Moulded plinth; plain sides and flanks; cyma-recta coving to heavy flat top. Commemorates John Nowis died 1645, and another John Nowis died 1730 (g) Michell monument about 4 metres west of nave: Headstone. C17. Ham stone. Slab about 400mm wide x 600mm high, 75mm thick with chamfered back; semi- circular arched top, simple incised border. Commemorates Elizabeth, daughter of Ann and Charles Michell, died 1700 (?). (h) Michell monument about 6 metres west of nave: Headstone. C18. Ham stone with lias stone insert. Slab about 800mm wide and one metre high, 100mm thick with chamfered back, triangular top: carved roll border, with angel-head in pediment over. Commemorates Ann Michell, died 1716.

Listing NGR: ST5191615372

Selected Sources

  1. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 37 Somerset - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: ST 51912 15372

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