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Stranger and Sweet Chest Tombs Including Boundary Railings Approximately 20 Metres South of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Zeal Monachorum, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8213 / 50°49'16"N

Longitude: -3.8188 / 3°49'7"W

OS Eastings: 271982

OS Northings: 103994

OS Grid: SS719039

Mapcode National: GBR L2.XDF4

Mapcode Global: FRA 26WX.Q30

Plus Code: 9C2RR5CJ+GF

Entry Name: Stranger and Sweet Chest Tombs Including Boundary Railings Approximately 20 Metres South of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 15 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318110

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95653

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

Tagged with: Chest tomb

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SS 70 SW
4/103 Stranger and Sweet chest tombs
- including boundary railings
approximately 20 metres south of
Church of St Peter

2 adjoining chest tombs. One is dated 1811 in memory of Richard Stranger, the other
is dated 1851 in memory of John Sweet, both enclosed with mid C19 railings. the
Stranger chest tomb to the north is built of brick with a plain Portland stone lid
which is inscribed in bold serif capitals and records the death of Richard Stranger
in 1811 and also his infant son who died the same year. The Sweet (southern) chest
tomb is built wholly of Portland stone. It has a moulded plinth, a low-pitched and
hipped lid and pilasters on each corner. It is inscribed on the east end in plain
capitals and serif italics after Gothic 'sacred' and records the death of John Sweet
of Burstone in 1851. Both are enclosed by cast-iron spear railings with corner
shafts with vase caps.

Listing NGR: SS7198203994

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