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Chest Tomb Approximately 15 Metres North West of Church of St Swithun

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445834

Location: Sandford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

SS 80 SW SANDFORD CHURCH STREET
(north side) Sandford

3/220 Chest-tomb approx. 15m north-west
of Church of St Swithun

GV II


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

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

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