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Latitude: 50.8979 / 50°53'52"N
Longitude: -3.6022 / 3°36'8"W
OS Eastings: 287420
OS Northings: 112156
OS Grid: SS874121
Mapcode National: GBR LC.RM7H
Mapcode Global: FRA 36BQ.QFY
Entry Name: Weeks Headstone and Moridge Chest Tomb Including Railings Immediately South West of the Aisle of the Church of the Holy Cross
Listing Date: 28 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1261458
English Heritage Legacy ID: 437539
Location: Cruwys Morchard, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Cruwys Morchard
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Cruwys Morchard Holy Cross
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 81 SE CRUWYS MORCHARD CRUWYS MORCHARD
2/73 Weeks headstone and Mogridge chest
- tomb including railings immediately
south west of the aisle of the
Church of the Holy Cross
Headstone and chest tomb, each surrounded by iron railings. Early C19 chest tomb,
mid C19 headstone.
The rectangular chest tomb is rendered with a plain oversailing lid. Inscription on
lid commemorates William Mogridge, died 1829 and other members of the family. A
panel on the west end commemorates Salome Weeks, died 1849. The chest is surrounded
by good railings with reeded verticals with fishtail finials. The corner verticals
are columnar with urn finials. These railings are identical to those surrounding the
Drake chest tomb (q.v.).
The headstone to the north, also surrounded by iron railings has a scrolled head and
an inscription commemorating Susan Weeks, died 1851 and other members of the family.
The railings surrounding the headstone are plainer than those round the chest tomb
with spearhead finials to the verticals and columnar uprights at the corner with urn
A small stone at the west end of the railings surrounding the chest tomb is inscribed
"Entrance to vault".
A good group including the railings. Other memorials with railings survive in the
churchyard and are a significant feature of the selling of the Church.
Listing NGR: SS8743812146
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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