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Group of 4 Iron Troyte Grave Markers About 9 Metres South West of the Porch of the Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Huntsham, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9748 / 50°58'29"N

Longitude: -3.4239 / 3°25'26"W

OS Eastings: 300125

OS Northings: 120453

OS Grid: ST001204

Mapcode National: GBR LL.LY4H

Mapcode Global: FRA 36QJ.MY2

Plus Code: 9C2RXHFG+WC

Entry Name: Group of 4 Iron Troyte Grave Markers About 9 Metres South West of the Porch of the Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169284

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96734

Location: Huntsham, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Huntsham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Huntsham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Tombstone

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7/89 Group of 4 iron Troyte grave
- markers about 9 metres south west
of the porch of the Church of All


Group of 4 iron grave markers. Late C19. 4 identical floriated crosses, each cross
with one intial on the stem. 2 of them commemorate A.H.D. Troyte and Fanny, his
wife; the others probably 2 of their children. A.H.D. Troyte, patron of the living,
funded and was personally active in the restoration of the church 1854-8. Troyte
died in 1857. An article in T.E.D.A.S. refers to the reticence of the graves of
Troyte and his wife; "two simple turf graves, an iron cross at the head of each " and
a brass wall plaque in the church mentions the memorials as "Two iron crosses near
the lich-gate". It seems likely that they have been moved to their present position.

Hughes, J.R. "The Restoration of Huntsham Church", Transactions of the Exeter
Diocesan Architectural Society, VI, (1861), 220-230.

Listing NGR: ST0012520453

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