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Group of 9 Headstones Approximately 10 Metres South of South Porch of Church of St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Filleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0359 / 51°2'9"N

Longitude: -3.9084 / 3°54'30"W

OS Eastings: 266290

OS Northings: 128010

OS Grid: SS662280

Mapcode National: GBR KY.H1P0

Mapcode Global: FRA 26PC.Z1Y

Entry Name: Group of 9 Headstones Approximately 10 Metres South of South Porch of Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 13 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98969

Location: Filleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Filleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Filleigh St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

FILLEIGH FILLEIGH
SS 62 NE
5/51 Group of 9 headstones
- approximately 10 metres south of
south porch of Church of St Paul
GV II

Group of 9 headstones. Late C18 and early C19. Principally slate with shaped heads
but two are of stone and two are straight-headed. Six line the edge of the
principal pathway with the remaining set back behind in line. The 6 to front, from
left to right, are to Elizabeth Southcombe d. 1756, with angel's bust to head; John
Passimore d. 1785, urn to head containing words 'Reader Fear the Lord'; Jane
Passmore d. 1817, straight-headed with incised decoration to borders; stone with
illegible inscription; Richard Ferrer d. 1796 with urn to head; and slate stone
with verse 'A virgin fair lies buried here/who to her parents was most dear/God
thought it fit to call her hence/In Heaven to dwell among the Saints'. The three
stones to rear from left: slate stone, nowy-arched with verse: 'Behold all you/that
pass here by/As you are now/so once was I/As I are now/so you must be/Prepare for
death/And follow me. Jenny Fisher d. 1773. Angels bust to head. Mary Trebble.
d.1792.


Listing NGR: SS6629028010

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