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Cap of Chest Tomb in St Mary's Churchyard, Reused As Outer Step to Priests Door

A Grade II Listed Building in Bickington, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5415 / 50°32'29"N

Longitude: -3.6951 / 3°41'42"W

OS Eastings: 279980

OS Northings: 72677

OS Grid: SX799726

Mapcode National: GBR QL.DBCK

Mapcode Global: FRA 374M.Q87

Entry Name: Cap of Chest Tomb in St Mary's Churchyard, Reused As Outer Step to Priests Door

Listing Date: 3 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097151

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85217

Location: Bickington, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Bickington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashburton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 77 SE
7/19 Cap of chest tomb in St Mary's
- Churchyard, reused as outer step
to priest's door

Moulded cap of chest tomb. Late C17. Granite. Carved inscription: "Here lyeth
the body of Thomas Hext who was buried ye 28th day of June ano ... 1671" (small
piece cut out of centre of stone and filled with cement). Inscription also
commemorates his wife Joane, who died in 1696.

Listing NGR: SX7997072670

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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