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Latitude: 50.7567 / 50°45'24"N
Longitude: -3.1413 / 3°8'28"W
OS Eastings: 319594
OS Northings: 95855
OS Grid: SY195958
Mapcode National: GBR PC.2PCV
Mapcode Global: FRA 4792.XQ1
Entry Name: Dirdon Chest Tomb Approximately 7 Metres South-East of the Chancel of the Church of St Giles
Listing Date: 8 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104124
English Heritage Legacy ID: 88768
Location: Northleigh, East Devon, Devon, EX24
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Northleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Northleigh St Giles
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SY 19 NE
Dirdon Chest tomb approximately 7 metres south-east of the chancel of the Church of St Giles
Chest tomb. Dated 1830 in memory of Samuel Dirdon. Beerstone ashlar. The chest
tomb sits on a moulded plinth and its flat lid has moulded edges. On each corner a
vase-shaped baluster pilaster is inset and each side contains a fielded panel with
bead-moulded surround. The south side panel is inscribed with Roman serif upper and
lower case lettering and it includes some italics. It records the death of Samuel
Dirdon in 1830.
Listing NGR: SY1959495855
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