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Norrish Chest Tomb Approximately 10 Metres North-East of Aisle of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Spreyton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7557 / 50°45'20"N

Longitude: -3.8478 / 3°50'52"W

OS Eastings: 269756

OS Northings: 96749

OS Grid: SX697967

Mapcode National: GBR QB.SM9L

Mapcode Global: FRA 27T2.YKB

Entry Name: Norrish Chest Tomb Approximately 10 Metres North-East of Aisle of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 4 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95079

Location: Spreyton, West Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Spreyton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Spreyton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 69 NE SPREYTON DRAYDOWN HILL, Spreyton

1/271 Norrish chest tomb approximately
10 metres north-east of aisle of
Church of St Michael
GV II


Chest tomb. Dated 1843 in memory of Mary Norrish. Limestone. Rectangular in plan
with moulded plinth and soffit-moulded flat lid each long side is divided into 2
bays by a plain flat pilaster and each corner has a similar clasping pilaster. The
left panel on the south side is inscribed with plain capitals and records the death
of Mary Norrish of Fuidge in 1843. The other panels are also inscribed with plain
capitals and record the deaths of a succession of the family down to 1916. It is
surrounded by low granite coping stones with the sockets for cast iron boundary
railings.


Listing NGR: SX6975696749

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