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Borrington Chest Tomb About 5 Metres South West of the Tower of the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Ideford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5857 / 50°35'8"N

Longitude: -3.5637 / 3°33'49"W

OS Eastings: 289397

OS Northings: 77385

OS Grid: SX893773

Mapcode National: GBR P0.F31F

Mapcode Global: FRA 37FJ.7GC

Plus Code: 9C2RHCPP+7G

Entry Name: Borrington Chest Tomb About 5 Metres South West of the Tower of the Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 28 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097076

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85343

ID on this website: 101097076

Location: Church of St Mary and St Martin, Ideford, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Ideford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ideford St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SX 87 NE
4/86 Borrington chest tomb about 5m
south west of the tower of the
- Church of St Mary


Chest tomb. C16. Stone rubble chest with an oversailing chamfered granite lid.
Inscription commemorates Humphry Borrington and describfs the Borrington Charity,
granted 1589. The Ideford and Luton Guide states that the tomb is that of Humphry's
father, Bartholomew, and that the inscription is later. The charity was paid out on
the tomb.

Guide to Ideford and Luton, n.d.

Listing NGR: SX8939777385

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