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Latitude: 50.7342 / 50°44'3"N
Longitude: -3.9099 / 3°54'35"W
OS Eastings: 265315
OS Northings: 94468
OS Grid: SX653944
Mapcode National: GBR Q7.83DL
Mapcode Global: FRA 27P4.JLJ
Entry Name: Oxenham Chest Tomb Approximately 6 Metres South of Aisle of Church of St Andrew
Listing Date: 4 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106038
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95010
Location: South Tawton, West Devon, Devon, EX20
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
SX 69 SE SOUTH TAWTON SOUTH TAWTON
4/210 Oxenham chest tomb approximately 6
metres south of aisle of Church of
Chest tomb. Dated 1735 in memory of Mr. William Oxenham. Granite ashlar.
Rectangular in plan with plain sides and with a thick soffit-moulded lid. The lid
is inscribed in Roman serif upper and lower case lettering. It is divided into
panels headed by a. winged cherub's head in low relief. The first panel records the
death of Mr William Oxenham in 1735, the next records the death of his wife,
described only as Mrs Oxenham who died in 1738. The other panels are illegible.
Listing NGR: SX6531594468
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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