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Oxenham Chest Tomb Approximately 6 Metres South of Aisle of Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in South Tawton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7342 / 50°44'3"N

Longitude: -3.9099 / 3°54'35"W

OS Eastings: 265315

OS Northings: 94468

OS Grid: SX653944

Mapcode National: GBR Q7.83DL

Mapcode Global: FRA 27P4.JLJ

Entry Name: Oxenham Chest Tomb Approximately 6 Metres South of Aisle of Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 4 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106038

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95010

Location: South Tawton, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: South Tawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Tawton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


4/210 Oxenham chest tomb approximately 6
metres south of aisle of Church of
St Andrew

Chest tomb. Dated 1735 in memory of Mr. William Oxenham. Granite ashlar.
Rectangular in plan with plain sides and with a thick soffit-moulded lid. The lid
is inscribed in Roman serif upper and lower case lettering. It is divided into
panels headed by a. winged cherub's head in low relief. The first panel records the
death of Mr William Oxenham in 1735, the next records the death of his wife,
described only as Mrs Oxenham who died in 1738. The other panels are illegible.

Listing NGR: SX6531594468

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