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Le Marchant Chest Tomb Approximately 4 Metres South East of Rolle Mausoleum

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6639 / 50°39'50"N

Longitude: -3.3133 / 3°18'47"W

OS Eastings: 307279

OS Northings: 85739

OS Grid: SY072857

Mapcode National: GBR P6.MYMY

Mapcode Global: FRA 37YB.30F

Entry Name: Le Marchant Chest Tomb Approximately 4 Metres South East of Rolle Mausoleum

Listing Date: 10 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86219

Location: Bicton, East Devon, Devon, EX9

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Bicton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: East Budleigh All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BICTON BICTON PARK
SY 08 NE
3/18 Le Marchant chest tomb
- approximately 4 metres south-east
of Rolle Mausoleum
GV II
Chest tomb. Dated 1822 in memory of the Revd. Joshua Le Marchant. Limestone
ashlar. Chest tomb with moulded plinth and lid, the latter has a very low hipped
and ridged top. Inset each corner is a Doric quarter column. The long sides have
flat oval fielded panels with bead-moulded surrounds whilst the ends have similar
upright oval panels. The panels on the long sides are inscribed with Roman serif
upper and lower case lettering. The south side records the death of Joshua Le
Marchant in 1822 and the north side includes some of his relatives.


Listing NGR: SY0728385738

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