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Thorne Memorial Approximately 26 Metres to South of Chancel of Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214335

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399126

Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

NORTH MOLTON THE SQUARE (north side),
SS 7229-7329
18/187 Thorne memorial approximately 26
- metres to south of chancel of
Church of All Saints
GV II
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
Die."

Listing NGR: SS7367929922

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