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Ramson Chest Tomb Approximately 12 Metres South of Porch of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Otterton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6585 / 50°39'30"N

Longitude: -3.3029 / 3°18'10"W

OS Eastings: 307999

OS Northings: 85127

OS Grid: SY079851

Mapcode National: GBR P7.77LW

Mapcode Global: FRA 37ZB.F1Q

Entry Name: Ramson Chest Tomb Approximately 12 Metres South of Porch of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 10 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204730

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86337

Location: Otterton, East Devon, Devon, EX9

County: Devon

District: East 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
ST 0885
7/136 Ramson chest romb approximately
- 12 metres south of porch of
Church of St Michael
GV II
Chest tomb. Dated 1792 in memory of Simon and Elizabeth Ramson. Limestone ashlar.
Chest tomb with richly soffit-moulded flat lid; the plinth is buried. On each long
side the central plaque breaks forward very slightly. The northern side is
inscribed with Roman serif upper and lower case lettering and records the death of
Simon Ramson in 1792 and his wife, Elizabeth, in 1787. The tomb is bordered by a
kerb containing the settings for iron boundary rails.


Listing NGR: SY0799985127

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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