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Latitude: 50.7246 / 50°43'28"N
Longitude: -3.9573 / 3°57'26"W
OS Eastings: 261942
OS Northings: 93496
OS Grid: SX619934
Mapcode National: GBR Q4.WP8B
Mapcode Global: FRA 27L5.B3Y
Entry Name: 3 Underhill Headstones Approximately 1 Metre South of South Aisle of Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 4 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1306767
English Heritage Legacy ID: 94802
Location: Belstone, West Devon, Devon, EX20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Belstone
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Belstone St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 69 SW BELSTONE BELSTONE
3/6 3 Underhill headstones
approximately 1 metre south of
south aisle of Church of St Mary
3 adjacent headstones set in a row dated 1748, 1753 and 1758 and in memory of
members of the Underhill family. All are upright slabs of granite standing
approximately 600mm high facing west and are inscribed with Roman serif upper and
lower case lettering. The right end one has a segmental head and was erected in
memory of the unnamed daughter of Richard and Charity Underhill who died in 1748.
The middle one is round-headed with a winged cherubs head at the top. It
commemorates the death of Charity Underhill in 1753. The left one is segmental-
headed and it too has a winged cherubs head at the top and records the death of
Richard, son of Richard Underhill, presumably Charity's husband.
Listing NGR: SX6194293496
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