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Pair of Headstones (Chowen and Guscott) About 14 Metres North of the West Wall of the Tower of the Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Stowford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.662 / 50°39'43"N

Longitude: -4.219 / 4°13'8"W

OS Eastings: 243261

OS Northings: 87051

OS Grid: SX432870

Mapcode National: GBR NS.7N3L

Mapcode Global: FRA 271B.B4L

Entry Name: Pair of Headstones (Chowen and Guscott) About 14 Metres North of the West Wall of the Tower of the Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 7 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105496

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92541

Location: Stowford, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Stowford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


3/300 Pair of headstones (Chowen and
- Guscott) about 14m north of the
west wall of the tower of the
Church of St John the Baptist


Pair of headstones. Late C18. Slate. The northern headstone is nowy-headed with
canted corners and commemorates Thomas Chowen, buried 1779. Elaborate initial letter
to inscription, pot of flowers carved in the head. To the south and slightly to the
west is a headstone with a scrolly head commemorating Elizabeth Guscott, died 1797.
Verse below inscription and 2 cherubim carved in head holding palms and a crown of

Listing NGR: SX4326587050

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