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Latitude: 51.0547 / 51°3'17"N
Longitude: -3.8037 / 3°48'13"W
OS Eastings: 273683
OS Northings: 129923
OS Grid: SS736299
Mapcode National: GBR L2.FXXR
Mapcode Global: FRA 26XB.HYR
Entry Name: Thorne Memorial Approximately 26 Metres to South of Chancel of Church of All Saints
Listing Date: 24 November 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1214335
English Heritage Legacy ID: 399126
Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: North Molton
Built-Up Area: North Molton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: North Molton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
NORTH MOLTON THE SQUARE (north side),
18/187 Thorne memorial approximately 26
- metres to south of chancel of
Church of All Saints
Chest tomb. Dated 1777 and 1821. Sandstone. Moulded cornice to flat top.
Inscription on west side to Michael Thorne (d. 7th January 1777, aged 71) and Mary
his wife, and inscription on north side to Joseph Thorne (d. 11th May 1821, aged 69)
and Mary his wife. Inscription to south: "Two tender Parents in one Grave lie) /
Whose chiefest care in life was Heaven to Gain./Hence they the Peaceful Paths of
Virtue trod:/And with united fervour serv'd their God.
To follow them - their Offspring Try/And learn like them to live to live like them to
Listing NGR: SS7367929922
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