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Lee Chest Tomb Approximately 400 Millimetres South of Porch of Church of St Winifred

A Grade II Listed Building in Branscombe, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6902 / 50°41'24"N

Longitude: -3.1404 / 3°8'25"W

OS Eastings: 319539

OS Northings: 88454

OS Grid: SY195884

Mapcode National: GBR PC.73MF

Mapcode Global: FRA 4798.4C2

Entry Name: Lee Chest Tomb Approximately 400 Millimetres South of Porch of Church of St Winifred

Listing Date: 8 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162983

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88694

Location: Branscombe, East Devon, Devon, EX12

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Branscombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Branscombe St Winifred

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SY 18 NE BRANSCOMBE BRANSCOMBE

Lee chest tomb approximately
7/23 400 millimetres south of porch of
- Church of St Winifred

GV II

Chest tomb. Dated 1658 in memory of William Lee. Beerstone ashlar. Chest tomb.
The base, if any, is buried. It has plain sides with a soffit-moulded flat lid.
The south side is inscribed with Roman serif upper and lower case lettering. it
records the death of William Lee in 1658 and includes a charming epitaph. In the
north end an inscription records the death of his wife Charity in 1708, aged 94.


Listing NGR: SY1952988451

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