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Ireland Headstone Approximately 35 Metres South South West of the Tower of the Church of St Giles

A Grade II Listed Building in Torrington, Devon

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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

Plus Code: 9C2QXW26+C4

Entry Name: Ireland Headstone Approximately 35 Metres South South West of the Tower of the Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91854

Location: St. Giles in the Wood, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

District: Torridge

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

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Listing Text

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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