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Wills Headstone Approximately 1.5 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Burlescombe, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9417 / 50°56'30"N

Longitude: -3.3163 / 3°18'58"W

OS Eastings: 307615

OS Northings: 116633

OS Grid: ST076166

Mapcode National: GBR LR.NTYJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 36YM.7TQ

Entry Name: Wills Headstone Approximately 1.5 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147602

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95872

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

BURLESCOMBE
ST 01 NE
5/21 Wills headstone approximate 1.5m
- south of chancel of Church of St
Mary
GV II

Headstone. Dated 1690 in memory of John Wills. Hamstone. Upright slab with
elliptical head standing approximately 1.2m high. The front contains a sunken panel
between borders each side of carved guilloche and below the head carved with a
winged cherubs head flanked by a skull and crossbones and an hourglass. The
inscription, in Roman serif upper and lower case lettering, records the death of
John Wills in 1690.


Listing NGR: ST0761616636

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