History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

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

A Grade II Listed Building in South Tawton, Devon

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C2RP3MQ+PV

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

Tagged with: Tombstone

Find accommodation in
South Tawton



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

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

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.