MSO10481 - Chest tomb in St Martin's Churchyard, Elworthy (Building)


An 18th Century chest tomb, built of sandstone.

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Chest tomb. C18. Sandstone. Ledger topped, deeply moulded cornice, moulded surrounds to panels, largely obscured at time of survey (October 1983) by yew tree of which it now forms a part. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264762. First Listed on 21/12/1984. [2] Stone, Ashlar walls. [3] The tomb was visited in June 2013 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 1A. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: 21/12/1984. Thirty-first List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. Distict of West Somerset (Somerset).
  • <2> Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records.
  • <4> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.



Grid reference ST 0829 3497 (point)
Map sheet ST03SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (1A): 375/8/5
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 30702

Record last edited

May 28 2014 10:25AM


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