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Berry Chest Tomb Approximately 12 Metres North-West of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Chagford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.673 / 50°40'22"N

Longitude: -3.8394 / 3°50'21"W

OS Eastings: 270124

OS Northings: 87536

OS Grid: SX701875

Mapcode National: GBR QB.YX2D

Mapcode Global: FRA 27V9.835

Plus Code: 9C2RM5F6+57

Entry Name: Berry Chest Tomb Approximately 12 Metres North-West of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106181

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94656

Location: Chagford, West Devon, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Chagford

Built-Up Area: Chagford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chagford St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description


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CHAGFORD
HIGH STREET (north side),
Chagford
Berry chest tomb approximately12 metres north-west of Church of St Michael

GV
II

Chest tomb with area railings. Dated 1828 in memory of Richard and Elizabeth
Berry. Granite ashlar with cast iron area railings. Chest tomb has a chamfered
plinth and a thick soffit-moulded flat lid. Each side contains a rectangular sunken
panel. The inscription, in Roman serif upper and lower case lettering, is on the
south-east side. It records the death of husband and wife Richard and Elizabeth
Berry in the same year 1828, and some close relations who died before 1855. It is
fenced by railings set in granite coping stones. Rails have fluted shafts and spear
heads and the corner posts are bulbous with vase caps.

Listing NGR: SX7012487536

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