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Memorial Stone Approximately 8 Metres South of Aisle of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Zeal Monachorum, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8214 / 50°49'16"N

Longitude: -3.8187 / 3°49'7"W

OS Eastings: 271992

OS Northings: 104003

OS Grid: SS719040

Mapcode National: GBR L2.XDG6

Mapcode Global: FRA 26WX.Q42

Entry Name: Memorial Stone Approximately 8 Metres South of Aisle of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 15 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318101

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95651

Location: Zeal Monachorum, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Zeal Monachorum

Built-Up Area: Zeal Monachorum

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Zeal Monachorum St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 70 SW
- Memorial stone approximately
8 metres south of aisle of Church
of St Peter

Memorial stone marking the position of the human bones removed from inside the
church in 1913. The stone was itself dug up in 1913 and may be an Anglo-Saxon altar
stone. Granite. A massive upright slab now standing appriximately 1.5 metres high
but is actually approximately 3.5 metres long. It is roughly finished and some
indentations may be interpreted as crosses. They are said to be five altogether
which are thought by some to represent the 5 wounds of Christ.
Source: J.W.G. Godeck, Church Guide (1977).

Listing NGR: SS7199204003

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