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Latitude: 50.6184 / 50°37'6"N
Longitude: -3.7188 / 3°43'7"W
OS Eastings: 278504
OS Northings: 81259
OS Grid: SX785812
Mapcode National: GBR QK.1JB3
Mapcode Global: FRA 373F.M1H
Entry Name: Lantern on Churchyard Wall of Church of St John About 6 Metres East of Lychgate
Listing Date: 3 July 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1097361
English Heritage Legacy ID: 84627
Location: Lustleigh, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13
Civil Parish: Lustleigh
Built-Up Area: Lustleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Lustleigh
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
9/186 Lantern on churchyard wall of
- Church of St John about 6 metres
east of lychgate
Lantern. Late C19. Wrought iron and glass on a granite plinth. The plinth is
carved with the inscription "Lighten our darkness we beseech thee O Lord", and the
initials J.N.G. and E.G. These are probably for James Nutcombe Gould (1849-1899)
and Edith Gould (1859-1900), who are buried nearby. Above is the elaborate iron
frame of the lantern, Gothic in style with a cross on top. Lantern is 10-sided
with a shaped top; 8 of the sides are glazed, the centre-pieces being of the bulls-
eyes of crown-glass sheets. The lantern originally contained an oil lamp, but is
now lit by electricity.
Source: information from elderly gardener in churchyard.
Listing NGR: SX7850781256
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