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Taylor Coldridge Chest Tomb Approximately 2.5 Metres North West of Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in East Budleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6567 / 50°39'24"N

Longitude: -3.3225 / 3°19'21"W

OS Eastings: 306612

OS Northings: 84947

OS Grid: SY066849

Mapcode National: GBR P6.N8BS

Mapcode Global: FRA 37XB.RDD

Entry Name: Taylor Coldridge Chest Tomb Approximately 2.5 Metres North West of Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 10 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86290

Location: East Budleigh, East Devon, Devon, EX9

County: Devon

Civil Parish: East Budleigh

Built-Up Area: East Budleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: East Budleigh All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

EAST BUDLEIGH HIGH STREET (west side) East
SY 0684
Budleigh
8/90 Taylor Coldridge chest tomb
- approximately 2.5 metres north-
west of Church All Saints
GV II
Chest tomb. Dated 1871 in memory of Samuel Taylor Coldridge (sic), signed by
Collings of Exmouth. Limestone with granite base. Gothic style chest tomb. The
lid has a very low-pitched ridge, moulded edges and coved cornice below enriched
with four leaf decoration and rosettes. The moulded plinth follows round the angle
buttresses which have weathered offsets. There is one panel each end and two each
side, the pairs separated by a similar buttress. Each panel is sunken and contains
a 4-centred arch with cinquefoil head and trefoils in the spandrels. Most of the
panels are inscribed, all Roman serif upper and lower case lettering. The west end
records the death of Samual Taylor Coldridge (sic) in 1871, the southern panels
record the deaths of John and Elizabeth Coldridge in 1851. The tomb sits on a
granite platform which has a series of sockets indicating that the tomb was once
enclosed by iron railings.


Listing NGR: SY0661484946

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