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Latitude: 50.6432 / 50°38'35"N
Longitude: -4.1099 / 4°6'35"W
OS Eastings: 250911
OS Northings: 84734
OS Grid: SX509847
Mapcode National: GBR NY.8S5F
Mapcode Global: FRA 278C.QNF
Entry Name: The Watchmaker's Tomb Approximately 1 Metre South of Church of St Petrock
Listing Date: 28 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1170707
English Heritage Legacy ID: 92768
Location: Lydford, West Devon, Devon, EX20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Lydford
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Lydford St Petroc
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 58 SW
5/36 The Watchmaker's Tomb
- approximately 1 metre south
of Church of St Petrock
Chest tomb. Dated 1802 to George Routleigh, Watchmaker. Rubble, with chamfered
cornice and slate lid, wedge shaped. The inscription is in the form of a witty
epitaph whose wording cleverly incorporates components of watches and elements of
time and time-keeping.
Listing NGR: SX5091184734
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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