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Bowdage Chest Tomb Approximately 2 Metres South-East of Chancel of the Church of St Giles

A Grade II Listed Building in Northleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7568 / 50°45'24"N

Longitude: -3.1414 / 3°8'28"W

OS Eastings: 319588

OS Northings: 95862

OS Grid: SY195958

Mapcode National: GBR PC.2PCT

Mapcode Global: FRA 4792.XNQ

Plus Code: 9C2RQV45+PF

Entry Name: Bowdage Chest Tomb Approximately 2 Metres South-East of Chancel of the Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 8 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163585

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88767

Location: Northleigh, East Devon, Devon, EX24

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Northleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Northleigh St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Bowdage chest tomb approximately 2 metres south-east of chancel of the Church of St Giles


Chest tomb. Dated 1636 in memory of Tristram Bowdage. Beerstone ashlar. Chest tomb
is rectangular in plan with plain sides and sits on a moulded plinth. The heavy
flat lid has soffit-moulded edges. The south side is inscribed with large Roman
serif capitals and records the death of Tristram Bowdage in 1636 aged 94.

Listing NGR: SY1958895862

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