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2 Adjacent Brown Headstones Approximately 7 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Winifred

A Grade II Listed Building in Branscombe, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6902 / 50°41'24"N

Longitude: -3.1402 / 3°8'24"W

OS Eastings: 319558

OS Northings: 88456

OS Grid: SY195884

Mapcode National: GBR PC.73PM

Mapcode Global: FRA 4798.4GC

Entry Name: 2 Adjacent Brown Headstones Approximately 7 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Winifred

Listing Date: 8 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104140

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88704

Location: Branscombe, East Devon, Devon, EX12

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Branscombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Branscombe St Winifred

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text



SY 18 NE BRANSCOMBE BRANSCOMBE

7/33 2 adjacent Brown headstones
- approximately 7 metres south of
chancel of Church of St Winifred
GV II

2 adjacent headstones. Both are C18 in memory of members of the Brown family. Both
are Beerstone ashlar upright slabs with concave corners. The northern one stands
approximately 700 millimetres high. Its front has a moulded frame and at the top is
a carved open book with a quotation on it and this is flanked by a skull and
hourglass. The inscription is Roman serif upper and lower case lettering and
records the death of Ann Brown in 1762. The southern one stands approximately 600
millimetres high. Here the front has a round-headed frame with a carved winged
cherub's head at the apex flanked by ribbon scrolls. The first word of the
inscription is in Gothic lettering, the rest is Roman serif upper and lower case
lettering and it records the death of Reginius Brown in 1771.


Listing NGR: SY1955888436

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

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