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Pair of Adjacent Beere Headstones Approximately 3 Metres South West of Chancel of the Church of St Giles

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Giles in the Wood, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9513 / 50°57'4"N

Longitude: -4.0894 / 4°5'21"W

OS Eastings: 253333

OS Northings: 118950

OS Grid: SS533189

Mapcode National: GBR KP.N9WB

Mapcode Global: FRA 26BL.DNJ

Entry Name: Pair of Adjacent Beere Headstones Approximately 3 Metres South West of Chancel of the Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104984

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91838

Location: St. Giles in the Wood, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: St. Giles in the Wood

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: St Giles in the Wood St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST GILES ST GILES IN THE WOOD
SS 33 18 IN THE WOOD
18/226 Pair of adjacent Beere headstones
- approximately 3 metres south-west
of chancel of the Church of St
Giles

GV II

Pair of adjacent headstones. Early C18. Granite. The 2 headstones have similar
shaped heads which are carved with winged cherubs heads and the inscriptions are in
Roman serif upper and lower case lettering. The western headstone stands
approximately 650 millimetres high and it records the death of Stefanie Beere in
1707. The eastern one stands approximately 300 millimetres and records the death of
William Beere but the date of his death is buried.


Listing NGR: SS5333318950

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