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Wreford Vault Approximately 10 Metres South-East of Chancel of Church of St Petrock

A Grade II Listed Building in Clannaborough, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8086 / 50°48'31"N

Longitude: -3.7795 / 3°46'46"W

OS Eastings: 274717

OS Northings: 102519

OS Grid: SS747025

Mapcode National: GBR L3.YBBX

Mapcode Global: FRA 26ZY.MDV

Plus Code: 9C2RR65C+F6

Entry Name: Wreford Vault Approximately 10 Metres South-East of Chancel of Church of St Petrock

Listing Date: 20 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325649

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96565

Location: Clannaborough, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Clannaborough

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Clannaborough St Petrock

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 70 SW
2/52 Wreford Vault approximately
- 10 metres south-east of Chancel
of Church of St Petrock


Family vault. Circa 1852 in memory of members of Wreford family. Granite ashlar.
The front is built into the east wall of the churchyard which ramps up to meet the
vault on either side. The front comprises a 3-bay blind arcade of nowy-headed
panels and the pilasters are now protected by granite posts leaning against their
fronts. There is a forward projecting roll cornice across the. top. The plot
behind is also covered with granite ashlar rising from either side in 2 slightly
sloping steps to the concave centre section. The top is inscribed with lead
capital letters set into the granite. The oldest at the top (west end) of the
centre section records the death of William Wreford in 1852, his 2 sons, John
(1848) and William (1857), and Elina Ward Wreford (1892). To right Samuel Wreford
(died 1859) is remembered and to left John of Nichols Nymet (1846) and another John
(died 1864).
The vault faces Clannaborough Barton, the C19 home of the Wreford family.

Listing NGR: SS7471702519

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