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Latitude: 50.7708 / 50°46'14"N
Longitude: -3.591 / 3°35'27"W
OS Eastings: 287905
OS Northings: 98005
OS Grid: SX879980
Mapcode National: GBR QR.WM25
Mapcode Global: FRA 37C1.NTV
Plus Code: 9C2RQCC5+8H
Entry Name: Chest Tomb of John Godfrey Approximately 12 Metres West of Tower of Church of St Cyriac and St Julitta
Listing Date: 30 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107075
English Heritage Legacy ID: 96382
Location: Newton St. Cyres, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Newton St. Cyres
Built-Up Area: Newton St Cyres
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Newton St Cyres St Cyr and St Julitta
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: Chest tomb
NEWTON ST CYRES THE VILLAGE
SX 89 NE
6/30 Chest Tomb of John Godfrey
- approx 12 metres west of Tower of
Church of St Cyriac and St
Chest tomb, built for John Godfrey of Crediton (died 1779). Purple-grey slate.
Simple classical design. Inscribed lid with moulded edges. The long side-walls
have engaged balusters near each corner and a central rectangular plaque. The
short side-walls have central, bowed projections. The lid records the death of
John Godfrey, aged 84, his wife, Jane who also died in 1779 and their son and
daughter who were buried close by. The side plaques commemorate two grand-
daughters and a great grand-daughter.
Listing NGR: SX8790598005
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