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Pair of Gravestones to Head and Foot of Grave of Rebekah Blight Approximately 2 Metres South East of South East Chancel Corner of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Westleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0366 / 51°2'11"N

Longitude: -4.1797 / 4°10'46"W

OS Eastings: 247273

OS Northings: 128626

OS Grid: SS472286

Mapcode National: GBR KK.GYTP

Mapcode Global: FRA 264C.TRJ

Entry Name: Pair of Gravestones to Head and Foot of Grave of Rebekah Blight Approximately 2 Metres South East of South East Chancel Corner of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325336

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98850

Location: Westleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Westleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Westleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WESTLEIGH WESTLEIGH
SS 42 NE
3/126 Pair of gravestones to head and
foot of grave of Rebekah Blight
approximately 2 metres south-east
of south-east chancel corner of
Church of St Peter
GV II
Pair of gravestones. 1772, Slate. Shaped heads. Headstone has winged angels
bust above inscription recording death of Rebekah, daughter of Richard and Ann
Blight died 1722 aged 13. Stone at foot of grave with hourglass flanked by crossed
bones with inscription:
'my peacefull grave shall keep
my Bons till that sweet day
that I a wake from my Long Sleep
And leve my bead of Clay'


Listing NGR: SS4727628626

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