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2 Oades Headstones Approximately 15 Metres West of North Aisle of Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in South Tawton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7343 / 50°44'3"N

Longitude: -3.9105 / 3°54'37"W

OS Eastings: 265273

OS Northings: 94484

OS Grid: SX652944

Mapcode National: GBR Q7.8384

Mapcode Global: FRA 27P4.JBT

Entry Name: 2 Oades Headstones Approximately 15 Metres West of North Aisle of Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 4 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106000

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95019

Location: South Tawton, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: South Tawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Tawton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 69 SE SOUTH TAWTON SOUTH TAWTON

4/219 2 Oades headstones
approximately 15 metres west of
north aisle of Church of St.
Andrew
GV II


Pair of headstones. One is dated 1702, the other 1772, both in memory of members of
the Oades family. Both are granite. The left one stands approximately 350mm high and
is a double headstone, each half with a round head inscribed with a geometric design
(looking like a pair of eyes). It is inscribed with large upper and lower case
lettering and records the deaths of Thomas and Elizabeth Oades in 1701 and 1702. The
right one stands approximately 550 mm with a segmental head. The front has a simple
incised border and an inscription in Roman serif upper and lower case lettering. It
records the death of Deborah Oades in 1772.


Listing NGR: SX6529194490

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

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