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Kerslake Headstone About 20M South East of the Chancel of the Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadwoodwidger, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6805 / 50°40'49"N

Longitude: -4.2497 / 4°14'58"W

OS Eastings: 241160

OS Northings: 89174

OS Grid: SX411891

Mapcode National: GBR NR.6D83

Mapcode Global: FRA 17Z8.Q7N

Plus Code: 9C2QMQJ2+54

Entry Name: Kerslake Headstone About 20M South East of the Chancel of the Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 21 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90759

ID on this website: 101333055

Location: St Nicholas's Church, Broadwoodwidger, Torridge, Devon, PL16

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Broadwoodwidger

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Tagged with: Tombstone

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8/57 Kerslake headstone about 20m south
- east of the chancel of the Church
of St Nicholas
Headstone. Late C19. Signed R. Miller, Lifton. Slate. Shouldered headstone with
an octagonal head commemorating William Kerslake, died 1869. A sailing ship is
carved in deep relief in a roundel in the head, the verse below the inscription
explains the carving "The Lord did on my side engage/From Heav'n his throne my cause
upheld/And snatch'd me from the furious race/Of threat'ning waves that proudly
swell'd/". Unusually elaborate slate-carving for the region.

Listing NGR: SX4116089174

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