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Latitude: 50.8338 / 50°50'1"N
Longitude: -3.5476 / 3°32'51"W
OS Eastings: 291114
OS Northings: 104953
OS Grid: SS911049
Mapcode National: GBR LF.WWL4
Mapcode Global: FRA 36GW.MRY
Entry Name: Fursden Chest Tomb and Railings About 18 Metres North East of the North East Corner of the Aisle of the Church of St Michael and All Angels
Listing Date: 28 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1261521
English Heritage Legacy ID: 437250
Location: Cadbury, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Cadbury
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Cadbury St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 90 SW CADBURY
8/43 Fursdon chest tomb and railings
- about 18 metres north east of the
north east corner of the aisle of
the Church of St Michael and
Chest tomb and railings. Late C19. Freestone chest, wrought iron railings.
Coped freestone chest in the medieval Gothic manner with the ridges roll-moulded in
the form of a cross. Inscription in applied metal lettering on the sides
commemorates George Fursdon, died 1873. The chest is surrounded by low barleysugar
iron railings with similar standards ; the standards are crowned with iron finials.
A good survival of a late C19 tomb based on medieval precedent.
Listing NGR: SS9110704935
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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