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Prings Chest Tomb Approximately 2 Metres South of Porch of Church of Saint Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Feniton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7872 / 50°47'14"N

Longitude: -3.266 / 3°15'57"W

OS Eastings: 310852

OS Northings: 99393

OS Grid: SY108993

Mapcode National: GBR LT.ZNDW

Mapcode Global: FRA 4710.HF7

Entry Name: Prings Chest Tomb Approximately 2 Metres South of Porch of Church of Saint Andrew

Listing Date: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098140

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86817

Location: Feniton, East Devon, Devon, EX14

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Feniton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Feniton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SY 19 NW
7/57 Prings chest tomb approximately 2
- metres south of porch of Church of
St Andrew

Chest tomb. Dated 1620 in memory of John Prings. Beerstone ashlar. Chest tomb is
rectangular in section and has a thick lid with moulded edges. On the long sides
there are panelled pilasters towards each end articulated like small buttresses with
weathered offsets. Any plinth is buried. The north side is inscribed in large
Gothic lettering and records the death of John Prings in 1620. On the west side
(close to the church porch) is inscribed "Prepare for death".

Listing NGR: SY1085299393

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

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