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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
Entry Name: Brinsmead Chest Tomb Approximately 14 Metres South of the Chancel of the Church of St Giles
Listing Date: 16 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1307213
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91847
Location: St. Giles in the Wood, Torridge, Devon, EX38
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
ST GILES ST GILES IN THE WOOD
SS 53 18 IN THE WOOD
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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