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SWADEL CHEST TOMB, 8 METRES SOUTH OF THE SOUTH DOOR OF THE CHANCEL, CHURCH OF SAINT PETER

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: SWADEL CHEST TOMB, 8 METRES SOUTH OF THE SOUTH DOOR OF THE CHANCEL, CHURCH OF SAINT PETER

List entry Number: 1175211

Location

SWADEL CHEST TOMB, 8 METRES SOUTH OF THE SOUTH DOOR OF THE CHANCEL, CHURCH OF SAINT PETER, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Yeovilton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 16-Aug-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 262775

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History

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Details

ST52SN YEOVILTON CP CHURCH STREET (West side) PODIMORE

3/161 Swadel Chest Tomb, 8 metres South of the South door of the chancel, Church of Saint Peter

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GV II*

Chest Tomb. 1617. Ham stone. Rectangular plan. The base sunken; 2 panels each flank, 1 each end, with corner and centre fluted pilasters; very thick hipped top slab with very small dentils in core moulding. Inscription on North face extends over 2 panels and reads "Here resteth-the bodie/of John Swa-del the Youn/ger who de-cesed the 29/of March - Anno Dimi/16-17", all in capitals with no spaces between words. On the South side in the same script is the inscription "John Swa-del the elder/who decea-sed the 24/ of August - Anno Dimi/15-93". The end inscriptions are badly worn.

Listing NGR: ST5456124910

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National Grid Reference: ST 54561 24910

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