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Latitude: 50.7617 / 50°45'42"N
Longitude: -3.175 / 3°10'30"W
OS Eastings: 317221
OS Northings: 96450
OS Grid: SY172964
Mapcode National: GBR PB.HD6P
Mapcode Global: FRA 4772.GVD
Entry Name: Wheaton Chest Tomb Approximately 3 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Michael
Listing Date: 8 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163376
English Heritage Legacy ID: 88747
Location: Farway, East Devon, Devon, EX24
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Farway
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Farway St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SY 19 NE FARWAY CHURCH GREEN
3/76 Wheaton Chest tomb approximately 3
- metres south of chancel of Church
of St Michael
Chest tomb. Dated 1805 in memory of William Wheaton. Beerstone ashlar. Chest tomb
is rectangular in plan. The flat lid has moulded edges and the tomb sits on a
moulded plinth. On the south side there are 2 panels with bead-moulded surrounds.
Both are inscribed in Roman serif upper and lower case lettering and each records
the death of William Wheaton; one died 1803, the other in 1805. On the north side
an earlier slab of Beerstone is flanked by 2 narrow panels. This has been reused
from an older tomb. It is inscribed in Gothic lettering and it records the death of
one Thomas Hendo in 1610. This is believed to be the Thomas Haydon who was
responsible for the major late C16 refurbishment of Poltimore Farmhouse (q.v).
Listing NGR: SY1722196450
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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