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Fry Headstone C10 Metres South West of Corner of West Tower of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Westleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0367 / 51°2'12"N

Longitude: -4.1802 / 4°10'48"W

OS Eastings: 247235

OS Northings: 128636

OS Grid: SS472286

Mapcode National: GBR KK.GYNH

Mapcode Global: FRA 264C.THR

Entry Name: Fry Headstone C10 Metres South West of Corner of West Tower of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107584

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98857

Location: Westleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Westleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Westleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WESTLEIGH WESTLEIGH
SS 42 NE
3/133 Fry headstone c. 10 metres south-
west corner of west tower of
Church of St Peter
GV II
Headstone. 1817. Slate. Straight-headed with incised cable moulding to the
border. Inscription:
In memory of John Fry of this parish, who
was unfortunately scorch'd in a
Limekiln of which fatal Accident
he died on the 4th of August 1817
Aged 28 leaving a beloved
Wife and three Children to
lament his untimely death.
Also recorded are the deaths of his wife, who was remarried to John Slooman, died
1856, and John Slooman himself who died 1861.


Listing NGR: SS4723228638

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