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Dirdon Chest Tomb Approximately 7 Metres South-East of the Chancel of the Church of St Giles

A Grade II Listed Building in Northleigh, Devon

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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

Plus Code: 9C2RQV45+MF

Entry Name: Dirdon Chest Tomb Approximately 7 Metres South-East of the Chancel of the Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 8 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104124

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88768

Location: Northleigh, East Devon, Devon, EX24

County: Devon

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

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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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