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Row of 7 Headstones Approximately 4 Metres West of Tower of Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in South Tawton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7343 / 50°44'3"N

Longitude: -3.9103 / 3°54'37"W

OS Eastings: 265285

OS Northings: 94482

OS Grid: SX652944

Mapcode National: GBR Q7.8398

Mapcode Global: FRA 27P4.JF0

Entry Name: Row of 7 Headstones Approximately 4 Metres West of Tower of Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 4 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326082

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95008

Location: South Tawton, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: South Tawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Tawton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 69 SE SOUTH TAWTON SOUTH TAWTON

4/208 Row of 7 headstones approximately
4 metres west of tower of Church
of St Andrew
GV II


Row of 7 adjacent headstones. C17 and early C18. All are granite and relatively
small, the largest stands approximately 600mm. Most have rounded or elliptical
heads. The earliest (third from the left) is simply inscribed MV 1655 with an
incised frame. A couple have carved winged cherubs head including the fourth from
the left which unusually is inscribed on both sides and records the deaths of the
children, William and Honor Knapman.


Listing NGR: SX6529394489

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