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Row of 4 Durrant Headstones About 1M East of the Porch of the Church of St Peter and St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Halwill, Devon

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Latitude: 50.773 / 50°46'22"N

Longitude: -4.2319 / 4°13'54"W

OS Eastings: 242722

OS Northings: 99426

OS Grid: SX427994

Mapcode National: GBR NR.0QSC

Mapcode Global: FRA 2701.K40

Plus Code: 9C2QQQF9+66

Entry Name: Row of 4 Durrant Headstones About 1M East of the Porch of the Church of St Peter and St James

Listing Date: 21 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165129

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90775

Location: Halwill, Torridge, Devon, EX21

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Halwill

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Halwill St Peter and St James

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Tombstone

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Row of 4 Durrant headstones about 1m east of the porch of the Church of St Peter and St James


Row of 4 headstones. Early C19. Slate. The northernmost headstone commemorates
Thomas Durrant, died 1805, with a segmental head and verse below the inscription.
The headstone immediately to the south has a shaped head and commemorates Edith
Durrant, died 1802; vase of flowers carved in head, verse below inscription. The
second headstone from the north commemorates John Durrant of Foxhole, (qv) died 1821
and is signed 'Richard Reddicliffe'. The headstone has an elaborate shaped head with
heavy ogee mouldings, rectangular inscription panel raised from a textured border and
an eternal lamp with festoons of bay leaves carved in deep relief in the head, good
lettering and scrollwork to the inscription. The southernmost headstone,
commemorating William Durrant, died 1825, has a moulded shaped head of 3 segmental
arches, an angel in a roundel with swags carved in the head and an inscription framed
by reeded pilasters and an entablature.

Listing NGR: SX4272299426

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