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Langdon and Heathfield Chest Tombs About 3 Metres North West of East End of Aisle of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade II Listed Building in Bampton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9902 / 50°59'24"N

Longitude: -3.4878 / 3°29'16"W

OS Eastings: 295676

OS Northings: 122257

OS Grid: SS956222

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.KS8J

Mapcode Global: FRA 36LH.F1L

Plus Code: 9C2RXGR6+3V

Entry Name: Langdon and Heathfield Chest Tombs About 3 Metres North West of East End of Aisle of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169103

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96711

Location: Bampton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Bampton

Built-Up Area: Bampton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bampton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description

SS 9422-9522 BAMPTON STATION ROAD, Bampton

14/66 Langdon and Heathfield chest tombs
- about 3 metres north west of east
end of aisle of St Michael and
All Angels
GV II


Pair of chest tombs. Langdon chest tomb early C19, Heathfield probably late C19.
Stone. The Langdon chest tomb, to the south, is a rectangular chest with a plinth
and oversailing lid. The earliest legible inscription commemorates Mary Langdon,
died 1829 ; railings missing. 1 metre to the north a medieval-style coped chest with
a plinth and ornamental cross carved in relief on the lid has inscriptions on the
side. The earliest commemorates Thomas Heathfield, died 1847 but the style suggests
a more likely date of the 1870s, inscription on south side commemorates John Edwards,
died 1874. Railings missing.


Listing NGR: SS9567722252

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