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Main Chest Tomb Approximately 18 Metres South of Tower 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: -3.3027 / 3°18'9"W

OS Eastings: 308018

OS Northings: 85126

OS Grid: SY080851

Mapcode National: GBR P7.77P2

Mapcode Global: FRA 37ZB.F50

Plus Code: 9C2RMM5W+CW

Entry Name: Main Chest Tomb Approximately 18 Metres South of Tower of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 10 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204736

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86341

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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Description

OTTERTON CHURCH HILL, Otterton
SY 0885
7/140 Main chest tomb approximately
- 18 metres south of tower of
Church of St Michael
GV II
Chest tomb. Dated 1770 in memory of John and Agnes Main. Limestone ashlar. Chest
tomb with flat lid moulded around the edges and standing on a moulded plinth. Each
of the long sides has 2 panels separated by a fluted flat pilaster and similar
clasping pilasters on each corner. Both the northern panels are inscribed with
Roman serif upper and lower case lettering. The left one records the deaths of John
and Agnes Main in 1763 and 1770 respectively. The right-hand panel records the
deaths of other members of the family in the late C18 and early C19.


Listing NGR: SY0801885126

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