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Martin Headstone Approximately 5 Metres East-South-East of Chancel of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Spreyton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7554 / 50°45'19"N

Longitude: -3.8476 / 3°50'51"W

OS Eastings: 269769

OS Northings: 96715

OS Grid: SX697967

Mapcode National: GBR QB.SMCX

Mapcode Global: FRA 27T2.YN1

Entry Name: Martin Headstone Approximately 5 Metres East-South-East of Chancel of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 4 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305397

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95078

Location: Spreyton, West Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Spreyton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Spreyton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 69 NE SPREYTON DRAYDOWN HILL, Spreyton

1/270 Martin headstone approximately
5 metres east-south-east of
chancel of Church of St Michael
GV II


Headstone. Dated 1815 in memory of John Martin. Slate. Upright slab standing
approximately 1.4m high with a shaped head. The front has a reeded border and at
the top is carved a pair of angels holding an orb on which is carved a short
quotation. Below that the first word of the inscription is in Gothic lettering
followed by Roman serif upper and lower case lettering and includes some italics.
It records the death of John Martin in 1815 and his wife Elizabeth in 1805. The
headstone is signed W. Carwithen of South Tawton.


Listing NGR: SX6976996715

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

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