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Latitude: 50.7483 / 50°44'53"N
Longitude: -3.3898 / 3°23'23"W
OS Eastings: 302046
OS Northings: 95222
OS Grid: SY020952
Mapcode National: GBR P4.Q83V
Mapcode Global: FRA 37S3.H6Y
Entry Name: Lamp Post Approximately 1 Metre West of Outer Lych Gate of Churchyard of the Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 26 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1203914
English Heritage Legacy ID: 352459
Location: Rockbeare, East Devon, Devon, EX5
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
SY 09 NW ROCKBEARE ROCKBEARE
1/136 Lamp post approximately 1 metre
- west of outer lych gate of
churchyard of the Church of St
Lamp post. Dated 1908. Cast iron with brass plaque. Ornate and unusual lamp post.
The stem is circular in section and twisted above bands of incised shapes separated
by rings of knobbed decoration. At the top of the stem is an acanthus leaf motif
between ornate arms of scrolled foliage turning to extending splayed wings. Above
the arms formalised leaf forms support an electric box and above that is a bulbous
glass lamp holder.
Around the bottom a brass plaque is inscribed with Victorian Gothic lettering and
records the gift of the lamp post in memory of Robert and Emma Gibbings by their
children in 1908.
Listing NGR: SY0204695222
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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