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Hound Headstone Approximately 13 Metres East South East of Chancel of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Down St. Mary, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8259 / 50°49'33"N

Longitude: -3.7858 / 3°47'8"W

OS Eastings: 274316

OS Northings: 104450

OS Grid: SS743044

Mapcode National: GBR L3.X8QG

Mapcode Global: FRA 26YX.BXD

Plus Code: 9C2RR6G7+9M

Entry Name: Hound Headstone Approximately 13 Metres East South East of Chancel of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 20 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242554

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441996

Location: Down St. Mary, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Down St. Mary

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Down St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

DOWN ST MARY DOWN ST MARY
SS 70 SW
2/169 Hound headstone approximately
- 13 metres east-south-east of
chancel of Church of St Mary

- II

Headstone. Probably late C18 in memory of Elizabeth Hound? Granite. Upright
slab standing approximately 0.8 metres high with segmental head and shoulders low
nowy head. An incised line frames the rectangular plaque which is inscribed with
both upper and lower case letters. The lettering is weathered and barely legible.
It records the burial of Elizabeth, the wife of William Hound? and the date is
buried. At the top is a recessed panel containing a bas-relief carving of a
cherub with flowers.


Listing NGR: SS7431504446

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

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