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Barlow Chest Tomb Approximately 12 Metres West of Tower of Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in East Budleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6566 / 50°39'23"N

Longitude: -3.3229 / 3°19'22"W

OS Eastings: 306585

OS Northings: 84932

OS Grid: SY065849

Mapcode National: GBR P6.N87K

Mapcode Global: FRA 37XB.R82

Entry Name: Barlow Chest Tomb Approximately 12 Metres West of Tower of Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 10 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204511

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86294

Location: East Budleigh, East Devon, Devon, EX9

County: Devon

Civil Parish: East Budleigh

Built-Up Area: East Budleigh

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

EAST BUDLEIGH HIGH STREET (west side) East
SY 0684
Budleigh
8/117 Barlow chest tomb approximately
- 12 metres west of Tower of Church
of All Saints
GV II
Chest tomb. Dated 1869 in memory of Captain Benjamin Barlow. White marble.
Moulded plinth and pitched and hipped roof-like lid. On each long side there is a
central sunken panel with Tudor arched head which is enriched with cusping. The end
bays break forward a little and the lid is hipped. These bays contain a geometric
pattern of sunken panels which are enriched with cusping. In the top centre a
lozenge-shaped panel includes a 4-leaf motif and this panel rises aboves the cornice
and has a small gablet over. The ends have similar geometric patterns. The side
panels are inscribed with lead lettering sunk into the marble. The north side
records the death of Captain Benjamin Barlow in 1869 and the south side records the
death of his wife Mary Ann in 1900 and their daughter Clara in 1909. The tomb is
enclosed by limestone coping stones which include socket holes from original iron
railings.


Listing NGR: SY0659184930

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