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Footstone Approximately 3 Metres North of Chancel of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Brushford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8534 / 50°51'12"N

Longitude: -3.881 / 3°52'51"W

OS Eastings: 267690

OS Northings: 107670

OS Grid: SS676076

Mapcode National: GBR KZ.VGMK

Mapcode Global: FRA 26RV.9TB

Entry Name: Footstone Approximately 3 Metres North of Chancel of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325808

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95481

Location: Brushford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX18

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Brushford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Brushford St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BRUSHFORD BRUSHFORD
SS 60 NE
3/10 Footstone approximately 3 metres
north of chancel of church of St.
- Mary.
G.V. II

Footstone undated, probably early C19. Slate. Upright broad square-headed slab
standing approximately 0.4 metres high and inscribed with neat Roman serif upper
and lower case letters. It is a poem which suggests that it marks a child's grave.
Top corners enriched with sunburst motifs and there is a simple pattern over the
poem of drawn out scrolls. It is apparently no longer associated with a headstone.


Listing NGR: SS6769007670

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