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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
Plus Code: 9C2RWPC4+F6
Entry Name: Meacham Chest Tomb Approximately 15 Metres West of Prescott Baptist Chapel
Listing Date: 17 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325890
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95913
Location: Culmstock, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15
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
Tagged with: Chest tomb
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9/64 Meacham chest tomb approximately
- 15 metres west of Prescott Baptist
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
Listing NGR: ST0910914319
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