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Wheaton Chest Tomb Adjacent to the East End of the Chancel of the Church of St Winifred

A Grade II Listed Building in Branscombe, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6903 / 50°41'24"N

Longitude: -3.1401 / 3°8'24"W

OS Eastings: 319564

OS Northings: 88467

OS Grid: SY195884

Mapcode National: GBR PC.73PL

Mapcode Global: FRA 4798.4HF

Plus Code: 9C2RMVR5+4X

Entry Name: Wheaton Chest Tomb Adjacent to the East End of the Chancel of the Church of St Winifred

Listing Date: 8 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88693

ID on this website: 101333293

Location: St Winifred's Church, Branscombe, East Devon, EX12

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Branscombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Branscombe St Winifred

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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7/22 Wheaton chest tomb adjacent to
- the east end of the chancel of the
Church of St Winifred

Chest tomb. Dated 1579 in memory of Ellis Wheaton. Beerstone asnlar. Chest tomb
with 2 panels each side, hollow-chamfered base and soffit-moulded flat lid. The
south side is inscribed with Roman serif upper and lower case lettering and records
the death of Ellis Wheaton in 1579. The east end has a secondary inscription in
Roman serif capitals in memory of Lewes French who died in 1667.

Listing NGR: SY1956488470

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