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Unnamed Gravestone Against West Wall of South Transept Circa 5 Metres South of South Wall of Nave of Church of St John Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Instow, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.058 / 51°3'28"N

Longitude: -4.1707 / 4°10'14"W

OS Eastings: 247972

OS Northings: 130980

OS Grid: SS479309

Mapcode National: GBR KL.FM7Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 264B.4ZH

Entry Name: Unnamed Gravestone Against West Wall of South Transept Circa 5 Metres South of South Wall of Nave of Church of St John Baptist

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325308

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98803

Location: Instow, North Devon, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Instow

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Instow St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

INSTOW RECTORY LANE, Instow Town
SS 43 SE
1/99 Un-named gravestone against
west wall of south transept circa
5 metres south of south wall of
nave of Church of St John Baptist
GV II
Gravestone, reset probably from foot of grave. C18. Slate. Nowy-arched head with
incised hour glass flanked by skulls. Inscription reads:
"My death was Sudden
But my rising shall To life be far
More sudden than my fall
Then friends cease mourning
And rejoyce for I
Lost a frail Life
To win Eternity


Listing NGR: SS4797230980

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