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Pair of Gravestones at Head and Feet of Lake Children's Grave Approximately 12 Metres South West of South West Corner

A Grade II Listed Building in Westleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0367 / 51°2'12"N

Longitude: -4.1802 / 4°10'48"W

OS Eastings: 247235

OS Northings: 128632

OS Grid: SS472286

Mapcode National: GBR KK.GYNJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 264C.THS

Entry Name: Pair of Gravestones at Head and Feet of Lake Children's Grave Approximately 12 Metres South West of South West Corner

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432143

Location: Westleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Westleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Westleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WESTLEIGH WESTLEIGH
SS 42 NE
3/137 Pair of gravestones at head and
feet of Lake children's grave
approximately 12 metres south-
west of south-west corner
GV II
Pair of gravestones. Late C18. Slate. Segmental arch head. Headstone has
representation of angel's bust in head above inscription recording deaths of Ann
died 1794 and Edward, died 1799, daughter and son of James and Jane Lake. Stone at
foot of grave carries verse:
'Sweet babes of light in Innocence carried,
Shown to this world but for a better made
Whose early flight to blissful climes unknown
makes Angels sing and tender parents mourn.'


Listing NGR: SS4723528634

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