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Latitude: 50.9511 / 50°57'4"N
Longitude: -4.0899 / 4°5'23"W
OS Eastings: 253296
OS Northings: 118935
OS Grid: SS532189
Mapcode National: GBR KP.N9QZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 26BL.DH3
Entry Name: Pair of Adjacent Anonymous Headstones Approximately 34 Metres South South West of the Tower of the Church of St Giles
Listing Date: 16 February 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104991
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91852
Location: St. Giles in the Wood, Torridge, Devon, EX38
Civil Parish: St. Giles in the Wood
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: St Giles in the Wood St Giles
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ST GILES ST GILES IN THE WOOD
SS 53 18 IN THE WOOD
18/241 Pair of adjacent anonymous head-
- stones approximately 34 metres
south-south-west of the tower of
the Church of St Giles
Pair of anonymous headstones. Undated, probably late C18. Both are slate. They
stand side by side. The left one is square-headed standing approximately 500
millimetres high. The right one is nowy-headed and stands approximately 650
millimetres high. Both are inscribed with Roman serif upper and lower case
lettering. Both are poetic epitaphs with no name or date included.
The left headstone inscription is addressed to parents and suggests it commemorates
the death of more than one infant. By contrast the right headstone inscription
speaks of an old person, "near ninety years" and is addressed to their "children's
Both stones have been moved to here.
Listing NGR: SS5329618935
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