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Latitude: 50.9417 / 50°56'30"N
Longitude: -3.3163 / 3°18'58"W
OS Eastings: 307617
OS Northings: 116628
OS Grid: ST076166
Mapcode National: GBR LR.NTZT
Mapcode Global: FRA 36YM.7VV
Entry Name: Shippard Chest Tomb Approximately 5 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 17 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1308458
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95875
Location: Burlescombe, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Burlescombe
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Burlescombe St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ST 01 NE
5/24 Shippard chest tomb approximately
- 5 metres south of chancel of
Church of St Mary
Chest tomb. Dated 1733 in memory of William Shippard. Hamstone ashlar with slate
side panels. Chest tomb. The soffit-moulded lid has a low-pitched ridge on top.
The sides contain rectangular sunken panels with bead-moulded surrounds, 2 slate
panels on each long side and single Hamstone panels each end. It sits on a moulded
plinth. The left panel on the south side is inscribed, the first word in Gothic
lettering, the rest in Roman serif upper and lower case lettering, and records the
death of William Shippard in 1733.
Listing NGR: ST0761916631
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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