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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

A Grade II Listed Building in Cadbury, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261521

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437250

Location: Cadbury, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

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
All Angels
GV II
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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