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Latitude: 50.6172 / 50°37'1"N
Longitude: -3.5123 / 3°30'44"W
OS Eastings: 293106
OS Northings: 80813
OS Grid: SX931808
Mapcode National: GBR P1.HYTM
Mapcode Global: FRA 37JF.PH5
Entry Name: Thomas Balle Chest Tomb About 8 Metres North-West of the Tower of the Church of St Thomas
Listing Date: 2 December 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1097661
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85972
Location: Mamhead, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6
Civil Parish: Mamhead
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Kenton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
MAMHEAD MAMHEAD PARK
SW 98 SW
5/325 Thomas Balle chest tomb about 8
- metres north-west of the tower of
the Church of St Thomas
Chest tomb. Mid C18. Freestone. Grand tall chest, rectangular on plan, with a
moulded plinth, panelled sides, corner balusters and a moulded lid. Finely-carved
armorial bearings in relief on the lid with an inscription in good lettering stating
that the tomb commemorates Thomas Balle died 1749, and was erected by Thomas Hussey.
The chest is surrounded by privet planting.
Thomas Balle was the owner. of Mamhead in the C18 and erected the obelisk (qv).
Listing NGR: SX9310680813
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