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Southmead Chest Tomb Approximately 10 Metres North of Aisle 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: -3.8391 / 3°50'20"W

OS Eastings: 270139

OS Northings: 87541

OS Grid: SX701875

Mapcode National: GBR QB.YX3N

Mapcode Global: FRA 27V9.85B

Entry Name: Southmead Chest Tomb Approximately 10 Metres North of Aisle of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147230

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94655

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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Listing Text

CHAGFORD HIGH STREET, (north side),
SX 7087 Chagford
6/126 Southmead chest tomb approximately
- 10 metres north of aisle of
Church of St Michael
GV II

Chest tomb. Dated 1832 in memory of Reverend William Southmead. Granite ashlar
with cast iron area railings. Chest tomb has a moulded plinth and soffit-moulded
flat lid. Each long side contains a sunken rectangular panel flanked by sunken
pilasters. It is inscribed on the south-east side with Roman serif upper and lower
case lettering including some italics. It records the death of William Southmead in
1832 and his brother John in 1833.

Listing NGR: SX7013987541

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

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