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Culme Chest Tomb Approximately 14 Metres South of Aisle of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Burlescombe, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9415 / 50°56'29"N

Longitude: -3.3164 / 3°18'58"W

OS Eastings: 307608

OS Northings: 116609

OS Grid: ST076166

Mapcode National: GBR LR.NTYL

Mapcode Global: FRA 36YM.7TT

Entry Name: Culme Chest Tomb Approximately 14 Metres South of Aisle of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106468

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95880

Location: Burlescombe, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Burlescombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Burlescombe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST 01 NE
5/29 Culme Chest tomb approximately 14
- metres south of aisle of Church of
St Mary
Chest tomb. Dated 1658 in memory of Richard Culme. Basalt lid, the rest is
Hamstone ashlar containing marble panels. Large chest tomb. It has a flat lid with
moulded edges. The sides are panelled and there are panelled clasping pilasters
under a frieze with dentil cornice. It sits on a moulded plinth. The lid has a
coat of arms and an inscription in neat Roman serif capitals which records the death
of Richard Culme in 1658.

Listing NGR: ST0761316606

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