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Tooker Headstone About 9 Metres South East of the Porch of the Church of St Constantine

A Grade II Listed Building in Milton Abbot, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5914 / 50°35'28"N

Longitude: -4.2517 / 4°15'5"W

OS Eastings: 240717

OS Northings: 79269

OS Grid: SX407792

Mapcode National: GBR NQ.D5RK

Mapcode Global: FRA 17ZH.PG6

Plus Code: 9C2QHPRX+G8

Entry Name: Tooker Headstone About 9 Metres South East of the Porch of the Church of St Constantine

Listing Date: 7 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105554

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92484

Location: Milton Abbot, West Devon, Devon, PL19

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Milton Abbot

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Tagged with: Tombstone

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10/242 Tooker headstone about 9m south
- east of the porch of the Church of
St Constantine


Headstone. Probably late C18. Freestone. Triangular-headed stone commemorating
William Tooker of Longbrooke, died 1645, the style and the verse are, however, late
C18. The headstone has a border of flat acanthus leaves and incized scrollwork above
the inscription. A verse below praises William Tooker's generosity to the poor "his
heart his hand his dore his purse/to them were open still/his love to them did never
dye/appeareth by his will/". The headstone may be conceived as a charity board
possibly referring to a particular endowment. An unusual example of a retrospective

Listing NGR: SX4071579270

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