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Foss Chest Tomb Approximately 3 Metres South of Church of St Mary, Diptford

Description: Foss Chest Tomb Approximately 3 Metres South of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101150

OS Grid Reference: SX7274456756
OS Grid Coordinates: 272744, 56756
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3969, -3.7918

Location: 9 Church Park Close, Diptford, Devon TQ9 7LX

Locality: Diptford
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 7LX

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Listing Text

4/237 Foss chest tomb
approximately 3 metres S of
Church of St Mary


Chest tomb. Circa early to mid C19. Slate and limestone. A moulded slate
plinth and a moulded slate lid without an inscription. 2 slate panels on
either side and 1 panel at each end separated by limestone pilasters at the
sides land corners. Each slate panel has an engraved moulded oval
containing an inscription in Memory of Various Members of the Foss family;
the earliest is Mary, died 1834, wife of John Langworthy Foss. Heavily
overgrown with ivy.

Listing NGR: SX7274456756

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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