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Latitude: 51.0547 / 51°3'16"N
Longitude: -3.8038 / 3°48'13"W
OS Eastings: 273676
OS Northings: 129922
OS Grid: SS736299
Mapcode National: GBR L2.FXWG
Mapcode Global: FRA 26XB.HXN
Entry Name: Group of 5 Chest Tombs and Headstones Approximately 21 Metres to South of South Aisle of Church of All Saints
Listing Date: 24 November 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1288638
English Heritage Legacy ID: 399124
Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36
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
NORTH MOLTON THE SQUARE (north side),
18/185 Group of 5 chest tombs and
headstones approximately 21 metres
to south of south aisle of Church
of All Saints
Group of 5 chest tombs and headstones. Mid to late C18 and early C19. Sandstone.
Headstone approximately 19 metres to south of aisle. Mid to late C18. Scrolled top
with carved winged cherubs' heads. Inscription to Thomas Bright.
Headstone approximately 19 metres to south of aisle. Mid to late C18. Moulded
raised oval panel with carved winged cherubs' heads in spandrels, and scrolled top
with carved winged cherub's head to centre. Inscription illegible at time of survey
Chest tomb approximately 21 metres to south of aisle. Dated 1800. C20 repointing.
Coved cornice to flat top. Inscription to William Bright (d. 2nd December 1800).
Pair of headstones (back to back) approximately 24 metres to south of aisle. Mid to
late C18. Larger headstone to west has shaped head with shallow carved winged
cherub's head. Inscription to member of the Bright family. Smaller nouy-headed
headstone to west. Well carved with central crown flanked by putti, each holding
wreath in one hand and (palm?) frond in the other. Fronds flanking inscription
(illegible at time of survey) too.
Listing NGR: SS7367629922
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