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Sampson Headstone Approximately 2 Metres South-East of Vestry of Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Gidleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6798 / 50°40'47"N

Longitude: -3.8828 / 3°52'58"W

OS Eastings: 267072

OS Northings: 88376

OS Grid: SX670883

Mapcode National: GBR Q8.KJBQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 27R8.WMN

Entry Name: Sampson Headstone Approximately 2 Metres South-East of Vestry of Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308387

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94726

Location: Gidleigh, West Devon, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Gidleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Gidleigh Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


3/196 Sampson headstone approximately
- 2 metres south-east of vestry of
Church of The Holy Trinity

Headstone erected 1940 in memory of William and Eva Sampson reusing a probably C15
cross. Granite. On an inscribed square socket stone a complete medieval cross has
been erected. It is a plain Latin cross standing approximately 1.5m high with a
tapering shaft. The corners are chamfered and it has pyramid stops. The socket
stone records the death of William Sampson in 1940 and his wife Eva in 1934. They
lived at Greenaway Farm from where the cross was formerly located.

Listing NGR: SX6706788370

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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