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Meacham Chest Tomb Approximately 15 Metres West of Prescott Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Culmstock, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9212 / 50°55'16"N

Longitude: -3.2945 / 3°17'40"W

OS Eastings: 309109

OS Northings: 114319

OS Grid: ST091143

Mapcode National: GBR LS.Q75X

Mapcode Global: FRA 36ZN.Y1Y

Entry Name: Meacham Chest Tomb Approximately 15 Metres West of Prescott Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95913

Location: Culmstock, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Culmstock

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Culmstock All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CULMSTOCK PRESTCOTT
ST 01 SE
9/64 Meacham chest tomb approximately
- 15 metres west of Prescott Baptist
Chapel
GV II
Chest tomb. Dated 1721 in memory of Daniel Meacham. Hamstone ashlar. Rectangular
in plan the chest tomb has a soffit-moulded lid with low-pitched ridge on the top.
The base is now buried. Each side has a single rectangular panel and each end has a
round-headed panel. The north side is inscribed with slightly cursive Roman serif
upper and lower case lettering and records the death of Daniel Meacham in 1721. The
west end has a secondary inscription in more formal lettering which records the
death of Daniel Slanderwick in 1784.
Fbr a Devon non-conformist monument this is both unusually early and unusually
ornate.


Listing NGR: ST0910914319

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