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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1305397
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95078
Location: Spreyton, West Devon, Devon, EX17
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
SX 69 NE SPREYTON DRAYDOWN HILL, Spreyton
1/270 Martin headstone approximately
5 metres east-south-east of
chancel of Church of St Michael
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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