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Metherel Headstone About 4 Metres East of the Church of St Giles

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Giles on the Heath, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6931 / 50°41'35"N

Longitude: -4.3321 / 4°19'55"W

OS Eastings: 235379

OS Northings: 90753

OS Grid: SX353907

Mapcode National: GBR NM.5P2Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 17T7.VG8

Entry Name: Metherel Headstone About 4 Metres East of the Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 9 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104694

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90702

Location: St. Giles on the Heath, Torridge, Devon, PL15

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: St. Giles on the Heath

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: St Giles-in-the-Heath

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 39 SE ST GILES ON THE HEATH ST GILES ON THE HEATH

5/47 Metherel headstone about 4m
- east of the Church of St Giles

GV II


Headstone. Late C18. Engraved by D. Sandercock, North Tamerton. Slate. Headstone
with a segmental head commemorating Mary Metherel, died 1795 and her infant son. A
clock in an aedicule carved in the head, flanked by roundels containing a kneeling
figure and an angel. Good lettering, verse below inscription includes the lines "The
child being gone the Mother could not stay/But humbly wishd for Death and slept
away/."


Listing NGR: SX3537990753

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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