MSO10630 - 17th Century gravestone in All Saints Churchyard (Monument)
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Head stone. Early C17. Square headed weatherworn and partly sunk in ground. Inscribed illegibly on convex centre to semi-circular headed bay with carved angel's head, carried on Corinthian capitals, flanked by draps, spandrels decorated with C scrolls. A handsome design and a rare survival of from this period in this area.  English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265405. First Listed on 05/06/1985.  Stone, Ashlar walls.  The gravestone was visited in May 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 4A.  The headstone is mentioned in the 2003 and 2018 Conservation Area Character Appraisals. [6, 7]
- <1> SSO58 Index: 5/6/1985. 34th List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, District of West Somerset (Somerset).
- <2> SSO219 Unassigned: Historic Environment Service 5004.
- <3> SSO2013 Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
- <4> SSO1 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records.
- <5> SEM8060 Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
- <6> SEM6951 Report: Fisher, J.. 2003. Wootton Courtenay: Conservation Area Character Appraisal. 12, illustration 5.
- <7> SEM8695 Report: Pratt, N.. 2018. Wootton Courtenay Conservation Area: appraisal document. 34.
|Grid reference||SS 9383 4341 (point)|
|Civil Parish||WOOTTON COURTENAY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (4A): 444/6/122
- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Somerset SMR PRN: 31109
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May 28 2021 10:58AM
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