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Fox Chest Tomb Approximately 10 Metres North West of Tower of Church of St Clement

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3524 / 50°21'8"N

Longitude: -3.5909 / 3°35'27"W

OS Eastings: 286914

OS Northings: 51490

OS Grid: SX869514

Mapcode National: GBR QS.R72P

Mapcode Global: FRA 38C3.GW1

Entry Name: Fox Chest Tomb Approximately 10 Metres North West of Tower of Church of St Clement

Listing Date: 23 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297078

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387198

Location: Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Dartmouth

Built-Up Area: Dartmouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dartmouth Townstal

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SX8651 CHURCH ROAD, Townstal
673-1/5/292 (West side)
Fox chest tomb approximately 10m
north-west of tower of Church of St


Chest tomb. Dated 1829, in memory of Thomas Fox. Limestone.
Chest tomb is rectangular in plan, flat lid with moulded
edges, moulded plinth, inset corners with fluted pilasters,
and rectangular panels with concave corners each side. The lid
is inscribed with Roman serif upper and lower case lettering
with italics, and records the death of Thomas Fox in 1829.
Further inscriptions on the lid and sides record the deaths of
other members of the Fox family who died later in the C19. A
stone kerb around the tomb has sockets for iron railings.

Listing NGR: SX8691451490

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

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