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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
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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325485
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97600
Location: George Nympton, North Devon, Devon, EX36
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
SS 72 SW GEORGE NYMPTON
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,
An unusual group.
Listing NGR: SS7002022951
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