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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: GOVETT FAMILY CHEST TOMB, IN CHURCHYARD ONE METRE WEST OF PORCH, CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1345706

Location

GOVETT FAMILY CHEST TOMB, IN CHURCHYARD ONE METRE WEST OF PORCH, 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: 265258

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History

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Details

ST14SE STRINGSTON CP

6/199 Govett family chest tomb, in churchyard one metre West of porch, Church of St Mary -

GV II*

Chest tomb. Early C17. Sandstone and blue lias. Flat topped, cavetto moulded cornice, sunk plinth, inscribed on all faces in fine lettering but rust South face has been removed and a blue lias panel inserted. Earliest inscription on North face to John Garett, died 1618. Forms part of a group of early, finely inscribed chest tombs with the Prior family chest tomb (qv).

Listing NGR: ST1763942396

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National Grid Reference: ST 17639 42396

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