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Latitude: 50.7617 / 50°45'42"N
Longitude: -3.1747 / 3°10'28"W
OS Eastings: 317246
OS Northings: 96450
OS Grid: SY172964
Mapcode National: GBR PB.HD9Y
Mapcode Global: FRA 4772.H02
Plus Code: 9C2RQR6G+M4
Entry Name: Wish Chest Tomb Approximately 2 Metres South of the Tower of Church of St Michael
Listing Date: 8 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104115
English Heritage Legacy ID: 88746
Location: Farway, East Devon, Devon, EX24
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Farway
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Farway St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: Chest tomb
SY 19 NE FARWAY CHURCH GREEN
Wish chest tomb approximately 2
3/75 metres south of the tower of
- church of St Michael
Chest tomb. Dated 1767 in memory of William Wish. Beerstone ashlar. Chest tomb is
rectangular in plan on a moulded plinth under a flat lid with richly moulded edges.
On the corners there are clasping fluted pilasters and the sides contain rectangular
fielded panels. The panel on the north side is inscribed with Roman serif upper and
lower case lettering and includes some italics. It records the death of William
Wish in 1767, his wife Susanne in 1778 and their son William in 1788.
Listing NGR: SY1724696450
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