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Lamp Post Approximately 1 Metre West of Outer Lych Gate of Churchyard of the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Rockbeare, Devon

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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

Plus Code: 9C2RPJX6+83

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203914

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352459

Location: Rockbeare, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: 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

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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

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