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Pair of Headstones About 5 Metres South West of the Tower of the Church of St Leonard

A Grade II Listed Building in Clawton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7693 / 50°46'9"N

Longitude: -4.3435 / 4°20'36"W

OS Eastings: 234841

OS Northings: 99251

OS Grid: SX348992

Mapcode National: GBR NM.0S5N

Mapcode Global: FRA 17S1.X7X

Entry Name: Pair of Headstones About 5 Metres South West of the Tower of the Church of St Leonard

Listing Date: 9 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161846

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90672

Location: Clawton, Torridge, Devon, EX22

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Clawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Clawton St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


2/17 Pair of headstones about 5m south
- west of the tower of the Church of
St Leonard

Pair-of headstones. Early C18 and early C19. Slate. The southern headstone is
rectangular and commemorates Francis Northey "who departed this transitory Life by a
most grievous scald" in 1807. Scratch moulded border and a personal 2 stanza verse
below the inscription. The northern headstone has a stepped head and commemorates
Grace Oliver, died 1744 and other members of the Oliver family. A stylized skull and
leaf trails are carved in the head.

Listing NGR: SX3484299252

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