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Culme Chest Tomb Approximately 15 Metres South of Aisle of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Burlescombe, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9415 / 50°56'29"N

Longitude: -3.3164 / 3°18'58"W

OS Eastings: 307608

OS Northings: 116604

OS Grid: ST076166

Mapcode National: GBR LR.NTYM

Mapcode Global: FRA 36YM.7TT

Plus Code: 9C2RWMRM+HC

Entry Name: Culme Chest Tomb Approximately 15 Metres South of Aisle of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264404

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427932

Location: Burlescombe, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Burlescombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Burlescombe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST 01 NE
5/30 Culme chest tomb approximately 15
- metres south of aisle of Church of
St Mary
Chest tomb. Dated 1663 in memory of Benjamin Culme. Grey basalt lid, the rest is
purple volcanic ashlar. Large chest tomb. Flat soffit moulded lid. The sides are
split into 3 panels each by piers of projecting fillets and each panel contains a
projecting oval medallion. It has a moulded frieze and sits on a moulded plinth.
The top of the lid contains a carved coat of aims and an inscription in neat Roman
serif capitals. It records the death of Benjamin Culme in 1663.

Listing NGR: ST0760816607

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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