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© Mr John H. Sparkes

IoE Number: 262140
Location: NELSON MONUMENT IN CHURCHYARD, IN ANGLE BETWEEN NAVE AND SOUTH TRANSEPT, CHURCH OF ST THOMAS, CRICKET PARK
  CRICKET ST THOMAS, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr John H. Sparkes
Date Photographed: 15 February 2005
Date listed: 30 November 1987
Date of last amendment: 30 November 1987
Grade II

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CRICKET ST THOMAS CPST30NECRICKET PARK4/12Nelson monument in churchyard, in

CRICKET ST THOMAS CP ST30NE CRICKET PARK 4/12 Nelson monument in churchyard, in angle between rave and south transept, Church of St Thomas - GV II Monument. Early C20. White marble, has stone, bronze dated. A figure of St Michael about 3 metres high. possibly Italian carved, carrying a finely worked bronze sword, point down, with Ham stone kerb surround to large plot. Commemorates Alexander Nelson Viscount Bridport, Duke of Bronte, died 1904. A note in the church states that for many years the statue was laid flat, as the white figure at night scared too many locals! This monument included to complete the collection of Hood and Nelson monuments in St Thomas' Church (qv).

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