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Handcock Headstone Approximately 15 Metres South West of Tower of Church of St Matthew

A Grade II Listed Building in Coldridge, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8536 / 50°51'12"N

Longitude: -3.8507 / 3°51'2"W

OS Eastings: 269826

OS Northings: 107641

OS Grid: SS698076

Mapcode National: GBR L0.VJ9M

Mapcode Global: FRA 26TV.9MR

Entry Name: Handcock Headstone Approximately 15 Metres South West of Tower of Church of St Matthew

Listing Date: 15 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162995

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95580

Location: Coldridge, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Coldridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Coldridge St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

COLDRIDGE COLDRIDGE
SS 60 NE
1/28 Handcock headstone approximately
- 15 metres south-west of tower
of Church of St Matthew
GV II

Headstone. Dated 1808 in memory of John Handcock and members of his family.
Slate. Upright nowy-headed slab standing approximately 1.2 metres high. The
inscription has the first word 'Sacred' written in ornate Gothic letters continued
in upper and lower case Roman serif letters and records the death of John Handcock
(died 1808), his wife Grace (died 1783) and grandchildren (died 1798). The head is
filled with charmingly crude bas-relief carving having a central circle inscribed
with a Biblical quote flanked by relatively crude angel supporters.


Listing NGR: SS6982607641

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