St Leonard's Church, Butleigh, Somerset, England

Vault at St Leonard’s Church, Butleigh, Somerset commemorating Captain Alexander Hood RN d. 1798

Memorial: M5604
Classical dentilated Doric entablature with triglyphs and carved flowers on the frieze (similar to sarcophagus of Cornelius Lucius Scipio Barbatus).

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