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Cook Chest Tomb Approximately 11 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Otterton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6587 / 50°39'31"N

Longitude: -3.3025 / 3°18'8"W

OS Eastings: 308031

OS Northings: 85141

OS Grid: SY080851

Mapcode National: GBR P7.77R6

Mapcode Global: FRA 37ZB.F74

Entry Name: Cook Chest Tomb Approximately 11 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 10 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204724

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86335

Location: Otterton, East Devon, Devon, EX9

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Otterton

Built-Up Area: Otterton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Otterton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

OTTERTON CHURCH HILL, Otterton
SY 0885
7/134 Cook chest tomb approximately 11
- metres south of chancel of Church
of St Michael
GV II
Chest tomb. Dated 1790 in memory of George Cook. Limestone ashlar. Chest tomb
with low ridged and soffit-moulded lid and standing on a moulded plinth. There are
large vase-like pilasters square in section inset into the corners and the long
sides contain fielded panels with bead-moulded surrounds. Both panels are inscribed
with Roman serif upper and lower case lettering. The north-facing panel records the
death of George Cook in 1790 and the south-facing panel records the deaths of some
of his relatives although here the inscription is very worn.


Listing NGR: SY0803185141

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