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Chest Tomb Approximately 20 Metres South of West Tower of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolfardisworthy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8648 / 50°51'53"N

Longitude: -3.6674 / 3°40'2"W

OS Eastings: 282753

OS Northings: 108584

OS Grid: SS827085

Mapcode National: GBR L8.TW5G

Mapcode Global: FRA 366T.91R

Plus Code: 9C2RV87M+W2

Entry Name: Chest Tomb Approximately 20 Metres South of West Tower of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251341

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434019

ID on this website: 101251341

Location: St Mary's Church, Woolfardisworthy, Mid Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Woolfardisworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Woolfardisworthy East St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 80 NW
6/300 Chest tomb approximately 20
- metres south of west tower of
Church of St Mary

Chest tomb and area railings. Mid C19. Portland stone tomb and cast iron railings.
Tomb is rectangular in plan with moulded base and lid. Sides have sunken fielded
panels and centre of north side includes an heraldic achievement in circular panel.
Inscription was originally on a plaque applied to south side but it no longer
survives. Area railings with spear heads and circular-section corner posts with urn
caps, all set into Portland stone plinth.

Listing NGR: SS8275308584

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