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Shippard Chest Tomb Approximately 5 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Burlescombe, Devon

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308458

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95875

Location: Burlescombe, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

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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