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Meacham Chest Tomb Approximately 4 Metres North-West of Newhouse Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Upottery, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8837 / 50°53'1"N

Longitude: -3.1434 / 3°8'36"W

OS Eastings: 319663

OS Northings: 109983

OS Grid: ST196099

Mapcode National: GBR LZ.SPGK

Mapcode Global: FRA 469R.WRJ

Entry Name: Meacham Chest Tomb Approximately 4 Metres North-West of Newhouse Baptist Church

Listing Date: 16 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098205

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86667

Location: Upottery, East Devon, Devon, EX14

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Upottery

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Upottery St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST 10 NE
6/112 Meacham chest tomb approximately 4
- metres north-west of Newhouse
Baptist Church
Chest tomb. Dated 1739 in memory of Thomas Meacham. Hamstone. Chest tomb is
rectangular in plan with a soffit-moulded lid with low-pitched ridge on top. Any
plinth is now buried. The sides have rectangular panels; with bead-moulded
surrounds; 2 on each long side and 1 each end. Both southern panels are inscribed
with Roman serif upper and lower case lettering. The left panel records the death
of Thomas Meacham in 1739 and the right panel records the death of his son, also
called Thomas, but no date of death given.

Listing NGR: ST1966309983

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

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