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Coss Headstone Approximately 2 Metres South East of Porch of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Rockbeare, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7486 / 50°44'54"N

Longitude: -3.3901 / 3°23'24"W

OS Eastings: 302023

OS Northings: 95252

OS Grid: SY020952

Mapcode National: GBR P4.Q80G

Mapcode Global: FRA 37S3.H2G

Plus Code: 9C2RPJX5+CW

Entry Name: Coss Headstone Approximately 2 Metres South East of Porch of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 26 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203886

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352451

ID on this website: 101203886

Location: St Mary with St Andrew Church, Rockbeare, East Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Rockbeare

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Rockbeare St Mary with St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Tombstone

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1/128 Coss Headstone approximately
- 2 metres south-east of porch of
Church of St. Mary


Headstone. Dated 1789 in memory of Alexander and Mary Ann Coss. Upright slab
standing approximately 0.9 metres high with shaped head. It is inscribed with upper
and lower case Roman serif lettering and records the deaths of Alexander Coss who
died aged 3 in 1789 and his 1 month old sister Mary Ann, the children of Thomas and
Mary Coss. It includes a biblical quotation.

Listing NGR: SY0202695254

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