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Chest Tomb Approximately 500 Metres South of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Upton Hellions, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8175 / 50°49'3"N

Longitude: -3.6448 / 3°38'41"W

OS Eastings: 284227

OS Northings: 103288

OS Grid: SS842032

Mapcode National: GBR L9.XVWB

Mapcode Global: FRA 367Y.5TC

Plus Code: 9C2RR994+23

Entry Name: Chest Tomb Approximately 500 Metres South of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243554

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447512

Location: Upton Hellions, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Upton Hellions

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sandford St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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3/290 Chest tomb approximately 500
metres south of Church of St


Chest tomb. Circa 1826 for John Read of Teignmouth. Portland stone with brick
and granite podium. Rectangular in plan with bead-mould base and flat lid with
reeded edges, each face includes a shallow recessed panel with a double rebated
frame. The east side records the burial of John Read of Teignmouth, died March
12, 1826, and the south and west sides record memorials to his wife, Mary, (died
1867) and their children. The granite coping of the retaining wall includes the
settings for an enclosing iron fence, since removed.

Listing NGR: SS8422703288

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