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Hughes Chest Tomb Approximately 6 Metres South South West of the Tower of the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Whimple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7665 / 50°45'59"N

Longitude: -3.357 / 3°21'25"W

OS Eastings: 304398

OS Northings: 97200

OS Grid: SY043972

Mapcode National: GBR P5.850H

Mapcode Global: FRA 37V2.3YS

Entry Name: Hughes Chest Tomb Approximately 6 Metres South South West of the Tower of the Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098088

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86988

Location: Whimple, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Whimple

Built-Up Area: Whimple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Whimple St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WHIMPLE THE SQUARE,
SY 0497-0597
10/229 Hughes Chest tomb approximately 6
- metres south-south-west of the
tower of the Church of St Mary
GV II

Chest tomb. Dated 1872 in memory Mary and William Hughes. Bathstone ashlar. Chest
tomb in Tudor Gothic style. Rectangular in plan on moulded plinth and lid has
moulded edges and low pitched ridge. Clasping pilasters on the corner have trefoil-
headed panels and eacn side contains a Tudor arch panel. Inscription on north panel
in Gothic lettering records the deatns of Mary Hughes in 1872 and her husband
William, a general, in 1897.


Listing NGR: SY0439897200

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