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Group of 3 Memorials Approximately 32 Metres to South of South Aisle of Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0546 / 51°3'16"N

Longitude: -3.8038 / 3°48'13"W

OS Eastings: 273674

OS Northings: 129913

OS Grid: SS736299

Mapcode National: GBR L2.FXWH

Mapcode Global: FRA 26XB.HXP

Entry Name: Group of 3 Memorials Approximately 32 Metres to South of South Aisle of Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288583

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399127

Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

Civil Parish: North Molton

Built-Up Area: North Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Molton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NORTH MOLTON THE SQUARE (north side),
SS 7229-7329
18/188 Group of 3 memorials approximately
- 32 metres to south of south aisle
of Church of All Saints
GV II
Group of 3 memorials. Mid to late C18 and early C19. Sandstone.
Headstone approximately 30 metres to south of aisle. Mid to late C18. Shaped head
with carved winged cherub's head. Inscription: "I was in Health the Eve of
Night/Called of by Death, by morning light/My unperceived and sudden Call/Affected my
Wife and Children All". No name noted at time of survey (October 1987).
Chest tomb approximately 32 metres to south of aisle. Late C18. Moulded plinth,
beaded corners, and moulded cornice to flat top. Paired raised and fielded side
panels, and recessed moulded oval end panels with carved winged cherubs' heads in
upper spandrels and carved foilage and scrollwork in lower spandrels (west end badly
weathered). Inscription in east end-panel: "Underneath/This Tomb lieth ye/Body of
Mary ye/Wife of George Frayne/of this Town who died/May the 1st 1765 Aged/43" (much
in cursive script). Inscription in right-hand panel on south side: "Nigh this place
lie the/Body of --- the Son of/George and Mary Frayne/of this Town who died May 8th
1766/Aged 22" (much in cursive script). Inscription in left-hand panel on south side
to George, son of George and Mary Frayne (d. 17 August 1822, aged 71).
Pair of memorial slabs and enclosing grate approximately 34 metres to south of aisle.
Early C19. Approximately square plan. Two slate slabs. Inscription obscured at
time of survey (October 1987) but the name (Shapland) and the date (1820) noted.
Enclosing wrought-iron grate with rectangular-section spear-head railings and square-
section standards at corners with forelock bolts.

Listing NGR: SS7367429913

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