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Latitude: 51.177 / 51°10'37"N
Longitude: -3.9715 / 3°58'17"W
OS Eastings: 262284
OS Northings: 143823
OS Grid: SS622438
Mapcode National: GBR KV.63QL
Mapcode Global: VH4MF.3PS2
Plus Code: 9C3R52GH+R9
Entry Name: Group of 6 Gravestones Circa 3-5 Metres South of South East Corner of Nave of Church of St Thomas
Listing Date: 9 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325736
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97074
Location: Kentisbury, North Devon, Devon, EX31
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Kentisbury
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Kentisbury St Thomas
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: Architectural structure
SS 64 SW
5/98 Group of 6 gravestones circa
- 3-5 metres south of south-east
corner of nave of Church of
Group of 6 gravestones. Late C18/early C19. Slate with shaped heads. Headstone,
nowy arched with angels bust to head and inscription to Mary Blackmore d.1806.
Accompanying footstone with central urn above verses. Footstone with foliated
decoration to head with verse 'Within this Grave lo! here doth lie
A man of strict Integrity
In all his Dealings Just and True' etc.
Headstone with angels bust above inscription to Richard Frost d.1821 and wife.
Accompanying footstone has verse around head and elaborate urn decoration above
'How many pompous words are often spread
To Number up the virtues of the dead.
Vain use of praise since all mankind must know
The judgement day alone will plainly show.'
Footstone with central urn above verse
'Farewell my wife and children dear
Now I am gone don't shed a tear
As I am now so must you be
Therefore prepare to follow me.'
Listing NGR: SS6228443823
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