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Willoughby Chest Tomb Approximately 4 Metres East of South Aisle of the Church of St Lawrence

A Grade II Listed Building in Southleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7349 / 50°44'5"N

Longitude: -3.128 / 3°7'40"W

OS Eastings: 320491

OS Northings: 93416

OS Grid: SY204934

Mapcode National: GBR PC.Q0ZM

Mapcode Global: FRA 47B4.H65

Entry Name: Willoughby Chest Tomb Approximately 4 Metres East of South Aisle of the Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 8 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163956

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88805

Location: Southleigh, East Devon, Devon, EX24

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Southleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Southleigh St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text



SY 29 SW SOUTHLEIGH SOUTHLEIGH

6/134 Willoughby chest tomb
- approximately 4 metres east of
south aisle of the Church of St
Lawrence
GV II

Chest tomb. Dated 1616 in memory of Henry Willoughby. Beerstone ashlar with some
local flint rubble to rear. The chest tomb is rectangular in section on a moulded
plinth and with a soffit-moulded flat lid. A rectangular plaque stands slightly
proud on the south side and the plinth breaks forward below it. This plaque is
inscribed with a mixture of large Roman and half uncial capitals and records the
death of Henry Willoughby in 1616. The west end contains a carved armorial bearing.


Listing NGR: SY2049193416

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