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Helman Headstone Approximately 4 Metres South of Rolle Mausoleum

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6639 / 50°39'50"N

Longitude: -3.3134 / 3°18'48"W

OS Eastings: 307269

OS Northings: 85738

OS Grid: SY072857

Mapcode National: GBR P6.MYLN

Mapcode Global: FRA 37YB.2Z1

Entry Name: Helman Headstone Approximately 4 Metres South of Rolle Mausoleum

Listing Date: 10 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334025

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86220

Location: Bicton, East Devon, Devon, EX9

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Bicton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: East Budleigh All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BICTON BICTON PARK
ST 08 NE
3/19 Helman headstone approximately 4
- metres south of Rolle Mausoleum
GV II
Headstone. Dated 1778 in memory of Thomas and Mary Helman. Limestone. Broad
upright slab standing approximately 1.2 metres high with a shaped head and rebated
frame. At the top is a carving of a cherubs head over a ribbon on which is
inscribed a Biblical quote. Below this a line is cut to describe 2 adjacent round-
headed tablets, both given tiny architectural imposts. These are inscribed. The
first word of each is in gothic lettering enriched with scrolls and flourishes; the
rest is Roman serif upper and lower case lettering and records the death of Thomas
and Mary Helman (both died in 1778). Across the bottom is an elegy.


Listing NGR: SY0727285737

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