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Wills Headstone Approximately 1.5 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Burlescombe, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9417 / 50°56'30"N

Longitude: -3.3163 / 3°18'58"W

OS Eastings: 307615

OS Northings: 116633

OS Grid: ST076166

Mapcode National: GBR LR.NTYJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 36YM.7TQ

Entry Name: Wills Headstone Approximately 1.5 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147602

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95872

Location: Burlescombe, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Burlescombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Burlescombe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST 01 NE
5/21 Wills headstone approximate 1.5m
- south of chancel of Church of St

Headstone. Dated 1690 in memory of John Wills. Hamstone. Upright slab with
elliptical head standing approximately 1.2m high. The front contains a sunken panel
between borders each side of carved guilloche and below the head carved with a
winged cherubs head flanked by a skull and crossbones and an hourglass. The
inscription, in Roman serif upper and lower case lettering, records the death of
John Wills in 1690.

Listing NGR: ST0761616636

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

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