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List entry Summary

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

Name: PRIOR FAMILY CHEST TOMB AND ENCIRCLING WROUGHT IRON RAILINGS, IN CHURCHYARD, 10 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH CHAPEL, CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1308149

Location

PRIOR FAMILY CHEST TOMB AND ENCIRCLING WROUGHT IRON RAILINGS, IN CHURCHYARD, 10 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH CHAPEL, CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetWest SomersetDistrict AuthorityStringston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265259

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History

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Details

ST14SE STRINGSTON CP

6/198 Prior family chest tomb and encircling wrought iron railings, in churchyard, 10 metres South of South Chapel, Church of St Mary -

GV II*

Chest tomb and railings. Early C17 and mid C19. Sandstone and blue lias with wrought iron. Flat topped with additional blue lias panel on top, cavetto moulded cornice, moulded plinth, inscribed on all faces with 8 line poem on on South side. Fine lettering. Earliest inscription to John Prior died 1618. Encircled with wrought iron railings. Form part of a group of important early C17 chest tombs with Govett family chest tomb (qv).



Listing NGR: ST1764442387

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National Grid Reference: ST 17644 42387

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