MEM25215 - St Martin's Churchyard, Elworthy (Monument)

Summary

The graveyard has been in use since medieval times.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Graveyard in use since at least medieval times. [1] An addition to one the gravemarkers with the churchyard records James Elliot who was killed in 1916 in World War One and is buried in France. The gravemarker is in the form of a granite cross. [2] The churchyard is shown on the Tithe Map for Elworthy. [3] The feature is also shown but not labelled on the 2022 MasterMap data. [4] The site was photographed by the RCHME in 1999, including some of the gravestones. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. M Aston, 30 November 1976.
  • <2> Website: Imperial War Museum. United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials. Ref. 24944 (Elliott).
  • <3> Map: 1840. Elworthy Tithe Map and Apportionment. Land parcel 62.
  • <4>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2022. MasterMap data. 1:2,500. [Mapped feature: #47982 ]
  • <5> Photograph: Hesketh-Roberts, M.. 1999. Job: St Martin Of Tours Church. Unknown. Colour. Negative.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ST 0827 3496 (90m by 67m)
Map sheet ST03SE
Civil Parish ELWORTHY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSP10480
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33583

Record last edited

May 31 2022 10:16AM

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