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3 Adjacent Chest Tombs Approximately 1.5 Metres South East of Porch of Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in South Tawton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7342 / 50°44'3"N

Longitude: -3.91 / 3°54'35"W

OS Eastings: 265310

OS Northings: 94472

OS Grid: SX653944

Mapcode National: GBR Q7.83CG

Mapcode Global: FRA 27P4.JKF

Entry Name: 3 Adjacent Chest Tombs Approximately 1.5 Metres South East of Porch of Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 4 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305815

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95002

Location: South Tawton, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: South Tawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Tawton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


4/202 3 adjacent chest tombs
approximately 1.5 metres south-
east of porch of Church of St

3 adjacent chest tombs. C17. All 3 are granite ashlar and are rectangular in plan
with flat lids. The lid of the centre one is soffit-moulded, the others have hollow
chamfers. All the lids have an inscription around the top, forming a border but
only the southern one is legible and only the christian names John and William can
be made out with the date 1605. The northern one is also inscribed on the sides and
one inscription records the death of Mary Larne in 1688.

Listing NGR: SX6531794476

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