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Foss Chest Tomb Approximately 3 Metres South of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Diptford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3969 / 50°23'48"N

Longitude: -3.7918 / 3°47'30"W

OS Eastings: 272744

OS Northings: 56756

OS Grid: SX727567

Mapcode National: GBR QF.XHN5

Mapcode Global: FRA 28Y0.2LT

Plus Code: 9C2R96W5+Q7

Entry Name: Foss Chest Tomb Approximately 3 Metres South of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324978

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101150

Location: Diptford, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Diptford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Diptford St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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4/237 Foss chest tomb
approximately 3 metres S of
Church of St Mary


Chest tomb. Circa early to mid C19. Slate and limestone. A moulded slate
plinth and a moulded slate lid without an inscription. 2 slate panels on
either side and 1 panel at each end separated by limestone pilasters at the
sides land corners. Each slate panel has an engraved moulded oval
containing an inscription in Memory of Various Members of the Foss family;
the earliest is Mary, died 1834, wife of John Langworthy Foss. Heavily
overgrown with ivy.

Listing NGR: SX7274456756

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