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Latitude: 51.0653 / 51°3'54"N
Longitude: -3.9182 / 3°55'5"W
OS Eastings: 265686
OS Northings: 131298
OS Grid: SS656312
Mapcode National: GBR KX.F57K
Mapcode Global: FRA 26P9.MBZ
Entry Name: Chapple Chest Tomb, Huxtable Headstone and 2 Accompanying Stones Bearing Verses About 2 Metres South West of South Porch of Church of St Peter
Listing Date: 13 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1161322
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98927
Location: East and West Buckland, North Devon, Devon, EX32
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: East and West Buckland
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: West Buckland St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
EAST AND WEST BUCKLAND WEST BUCKLAND
SS 63 SE
3/74 Chapple chest tomb, Huxtable
- headstone and 2 accompanying
stones bearing verses about 2
metres south-west of south porch
of Church of St Peter
Chest tomb, headstone and 2 accompanying gravestones. Mid C19. Chest tomb by T
Britton. Chest tomb slate slab on brick plinth. Headstones slate. Chest tomb with
deeply incised borders and decoration to the head of the slate slab with verse
'Behold He taketh away/who can hinder him/who will say unto him what doest thou?' To
memory of members of Chapple Family. Slate headstone with incised decoration to the
borders 'to perpetuate the memory of the last of the Huxtables of Leary...
Landowners of Parts of Leary before the Days of Oliver Cromwell.' Accompanying 2
stones to south with verses, that to left side is nowy arched.
Listing NGR: SS6568631298
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