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Brinsmead Chest Tomb Approximately 14 Metres South of the Chancel of the Church of St Giles

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Giles in the Wood, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9511 / 50°57'3"N

Longitude: -4.0893 / 4°5'21"W

OS Eastings: 253341

OS Northings: 118929

OS Grid: SS533189

Mapcode National: GBR KP.N9WD

Mapcode Global: FRA 26BL.DQT

Plus Code: 9C2QXW26+C7

Entry Name: Brinsmead Chest Tomb Approximately 14 Metres South of the Chancel of the Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 16 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307213

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91847

Location: St. Giles in the Wood, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

Civil Parish: St. Giles in the Wood

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: St Giles in the Wood St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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18/236 Brinsmead chest tomb approximately
- 14 metres south of the chancel of
the Church of St Giles


Chest tomb. Dated 1884 in memory of Thomas and Emily Brinsmead. Granite. The chest
tomb is an unadorned plain rectangular block of granite with plain lead letters set
into the long sides. The south side records the death of Emily Brinsmead in 1883 and
the north side records the death of Thomas Brinsmead in 1884. This is very early for
such as simple and severe chest tomb.

Listing NGR: SS5334118929

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