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Group of 3 Shapland Chest Tombs About 7 Metres South East of the Chancel of the Church of St George

A Grade II Listed Building in George Nympton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9912 / 50°59'28"N

Longitude: -3.8534 / 3°51'12"W

OS Eastings: 270020

OS Northings: 122951

OS Grid: SS700229

Mapcode National: GBR L0.KX6W

Mapcode Global: FRA 26TH.GLP

Plus Code: 9C2RX4RW+FJ

Entry Name: Group of 3 Shapland Chest Tombs About 7 Metres South East of the Chancel of the Church of St George

Listing Date: 18 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325485

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97600

Location: George Nympton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: George Nympton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Molton St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Chest tomb

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5/70 Group of 3 Shapland chest tombs
- about 7 metres south east of the
chancel of the Church of St George

3 coffin-shaped chest tombs. Late C19. Slate. Coffin-shaped chests with panelled
sides and oversailing moulded lids, all commemorating members of the Shapland family.
The easternmost commemorates Ann Shapland, died 1868. Of the pair to the east, the
southern commemorates George Shapland, died 1861, the northern Marianna Shapland,
died 1872.
An unusual group.

Listing NGR: SS7002022951

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