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Latitude: 50.8105 / 50°48'37"N
Longitude: -3.6643 / 3°39'51"W
OS Eastings: 282836
OS Northings: 102540
OS Grid: SS828025
Mapcode National: GBR L8.Y9HQ
Mapcode Global: FRA 366Y.J8Q
Entry Name: Chest Tomb Approximately 15 Metres North West of Church of St Swithun
Listing Date: 20 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1243091
English Heritage Legacy ID: 445834
Location: Sandford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Sandford
Built-Up Area: Sandford
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Sandford St Swithin
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 80 SW SANDFORD CHURCH STREET
(north side) Sandford
3/220 Chest-tomb approx. 15m north-west
of Church of St Swithun
Chest-tomb. Circa 1834. Portland stone ashlar with Beer stone panels. Neo-
classical. Rectangular in plan on stepped plinth, hollow moulded base and reverse-
scrolled pediment with scrolled acroterion on panelled plinth on top of the lid.
Each side has a recessed Beer stone panel, each including a shallow sunken panel
with double-rebated surround. An inscription on the south face records the death
of Percival Swan Esq, an Irish landowner, who died at his residence in Dix's Field,
Exeter, in 1834 and the east side has an heraldic achievement in bas-relief.
Listing NGR: SS8284202525
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