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Venn Chest Tomb Approximately 7 Metres South of Nave of the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Payhembury, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8083 / 50°48'30"N

Longitude: -3.2948 / 3°17'41"W

OS Eastings: 308866

OS Northings: 101774

OS Grid: ST088017

Mapcode National: GBR LS.YF3B

Mapcode Global: FRA 36ZY.Q7H

Entry Name: Venn Chest Tomb Approximately 7 Metres South of Nave of the Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098158

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86860

Location: Payhembury, East Devon, Devon, EX14

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Payhembury

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Payhembury St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST 00 SE
3/103 Venn chest tomb approximately 7
- metres south of nave of the Church
of St Mary

Chest tomb. Dated 1792 in memory of Thomas and Harriet Venn. Limestone ashlar.
Chest tomb is rectangular in plan. Its flat lid has moulded edges and the chest
sits on a hollow chamfered plinth. The southern long sides contains a simple
rectangular panel which is inscribed in Roman serif upper and lower case lettering
and records the deaths of Thomas and Harriet Venn (1781 and 1782 respectively). The
ends are also inscribed and record the deaths of other members of the Venn family.

Listing NGR: ST0886601774

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