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2 Sets of Gravestones at Head and Feet of Graves of Elizabeth and Peter Mugridge Approximately 5 Metres South of South Porch of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0289 / 51°1'44"N

Longitude: -4.1374 / 4°8'14"W

OS Eastings: 250210

OS Northings: 127676

OS Grid: SS502276

Mapcode National: GBR KM.HHP9

Mapcode Global: FRA 266D.KXT

Entry Name: 2 Sets of Gravestones at Head and Feet of Graves of Elizabeth and Peter Mugridge Approximately 5 Metres South of South Porch of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163350

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98759

Location: Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey, North Devon, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Horwood St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

HORWOOD HORWOOD
SS 52 NW
4/55 2 sets of gravestones at head and
feet of graves of Elizabeth and
Peter Mugridge approximately 5
metres south of south porch of
Church of St Michael
GV II

2 sets of gravestones. 1773. Slate. Stones to head and feet of each grave, the
graves placed side by side, the wife's to the south of the husband's. The
headstone of the husband reads "Peter Mugridge of Fremington died 1773", that of
the wife with an incised angel's bust to the head records her death in the same
year aged 82 The stones to the foot of each grave have shaped heads with carved
crossed bones in a foliated surround. His verse reads: "Here you see I am gone
before/Before with me you must/When you have run'd out natures race/Be turned into
dust", and her verse: "My husband dear/He whent before/One week I could not
stay/For unto me pale death was sent/And cal'd me then away".


Listing NGR: SS5021027676

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