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Latitude: 50.5484 / 50°32'54"N
Longitude: -3.4986 / 3°29'55"W
OS Eastings: 293918
OS Northings: 73139
OS Grid: SX939731
Mapcode National: GBR P2.7GNJ
Mapcode Global: FRA 37KM.2SY
Entry Name: Altar Tomb of Thomas Luny Approximately 35 Metres North North West of the Church of St James
Listing Date: 17 July 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1365781
English Heritage Legacy ID: 461125
Location: Teignmouth, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ14
Civil Parish: Teignmouth
Built-Up Area: Teignmouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Teignmouth West St James
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX9373 EXETER STREET
25-1/4/146 (West side)
Altar tomb of Thomas Luny approx 35m
north-north-west of the Church of St
Altar tomb. Mid C19. Limestone. Cuboid, panelled pilasters
with moulded caps and plinths support a flat top with moulded
edges. To the centre is a shallow pyramid with broken urn.
Incised panels to the sides with inscriptions to south and
east, that to the south reads: "Sacred to the memory of
Captain James Wallace, Royal Navy, d 28 January 1832 aged 76
years. This venerable officer served under the gallant Nelson
at the Battle of Copenhagen, and having bravely Fought under
the Banners of his Royal Masters, and the Cross of his
Glorious Redeemer, he has finished his Course and now rests in
peace and joy". Also commemorates Thomas Luny Esq., d.1837,
marine artist of West Teignmouth, half-brother of the above.
The tomb is surrounded by a plinth to former railings.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Thomas Luny was a well-known local artist who
built a house in Teign Street now called Thomas Luny House
Listing NGR: SX9391873139
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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