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Group of 6 Headstones About 22 Metres South of the Porch of the Church of St Constantine

A Grade II Listed Building in Milton Abbot, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5913 / 50°35'28"N

Longitude: -4.252 / 4°15'7"W

OS Eastings: 240694

OS Northings: 79258

OS Grid: SX406792

Mapcode National: GBR NQ.D5N9

Mapcode Global: FRA 17ZH.WW3

Entry Name: Group of 6 Headstones About 22 Metres South of the Porch of the Church of St Constantine

Listing Date: 7 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326368

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92495

Location: Milton Abbot, West Devon, Devon, PL19

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Milton Abbot

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


10/253 Group of 6 headstones about 22m
- south of the porch of the Church of
St Constantine


Group of 6 headstones. C18. Slate. A row of 4 headstones facing east, the outer 2
of the row being back to back with 2 others. The southernmost headstone facing east
commemorates John Lang, died 1763 and Phillippa Lang, died 1777 and is nowy-headed
with canted corners and a stylized pot of lilies carved in the head. The headstone
to the north commemorates Benjamin Woodman, died 1745 and is a similar design with a
border of stylized grapes and thistles carved in a border round the head with an
hourglass in the apex, verse below the inscription. The next headstone to the north
commemorating Richard Woodman, died 1760 is similar in design with a cherubim carved
in the head. The northernmost headstone, commemorating Stephen Johns, died 1742 is
nowy-headed with a skull and crossbones carved in relief on the head. Facing west
and back to back with the John Lang headstone is a headstone with a segmental head
commemorating Grace Oxenham of Quither, died 1782. Facing west and back to hack with
the Stephen Johns headstone is a headstone with a segmental head commemorating Mary
Lang of Quither, died 1799.

Listing NGR: SX4069479258

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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