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Chest Tomb of John Godfrey Approximately 12 Metres West of Tower of Church of St Cyriac and St Julitta

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton St Cyres, Devon

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Coordinates

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

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107075

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96382

Location: Newton St. Cyres, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

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
Jullita
GV II
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

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

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