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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
Plus Code: 9C2RV43X+CP
Entry Name: Handcock Headstone Approximately 15 Metres South West of Tower of Church of St Matthew
Listing Date: 15 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1162995
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95580
Location: Coldridge, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
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
Tagged with: Tombstone
SS 60 NE
1/28 Handcock headstone approximately
- 15 metres south-west of tower
of Church of St Matthew
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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