MSO10496 - Unidentified chest tomb in St Mary the Virgin's Churchyard, Nettlecombe (Building)


An early 17th Century chest tomb that was probably altered in the late 18th Century.

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Chest tomb. Early C17, altered probably late C18. Sandstone. Flat topped, cavetto moulded cornice, moulded plinth, billeted arcades North and South sides, single bays East and West ends, latter with added heraldic panel in grey stucco. Largely obscured by ivy at time of survey, (October 1983). [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264789. First Listed on 21 December 1984. [2] Stone, Ashlar walls. [3] The building was visited in December 2013 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 5A. [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 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council.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 0568 3774 (point)
Map sheet ST03NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (5A): 375/5/31
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 30729

Record last edited

Apr 12 2017 4:01PM


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