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Latitude: 50.9511 / 50°57'3"N
Longitude: -4.0897 / 4°5'23"W
OS Eastings: 253307
OS Northings: 118927
OS Grid: SS533189
Mapcode National: GBR KP.N9S3
Mapcode Global: FRA 26BL.DKB
Entry Name: Ireland Headstone Approximately 35 Metres South South West of the Tower of the Church of St Giles
Listing Date: 16 February 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326603
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91854
Location: St. Giles in the Wood, Torridge, Devon, EX38
Civil Parish: St. Giles in the Wood
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: St Giles in the Wood St Giles
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ST GILES ST GILES IN THE WOOD
SS 53 18 IN THE WOOD
18/243 Ireland headstone approximately 35
- metres south-south-west of the
tower of the Church of St Giles
Headstone. Dated 1793 in memory of Mary Ireland. Slate. Upright slab standing
approximately 1.4 metres high with shaped head. The inscription is framed by
flanking fluted pilasters with a segmental arch over made of tiny circles. Above is
a carving of the sun, a star motif to left and crescent moon to right. The
inscription is in Roman serif upper and lower case lettering, the first word is
ornamental. It records the death of Mary Ireland in 1793 and also Thomas, Hannah and
William with no dates.
This stone has been repositioned here.
Listing NGR: SS5330718925
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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