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Periom Headstone Approximately 5 Metres South West of Prestcott Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Culmstock, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9211 / 50°55'16"N

Longitude: -3.2943 / 3°17'39"W

OS Eastings: 309122

OS Northings: 114318

OS Grid: ST091143

Mapcode National: GBR LS.Q784

Mapcode Global: FRA 36ZN.Y4J

Entry Name: Periom Headstone Approximately 5 Metres South West of Prestcott Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147722

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95912

Location: Culmstock, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Culmstock

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Culmstock All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CULMSTOCK PRESCOTT
ST 01 SE
9/63 Periom headstone approximately 5
- metres south-west of Prestcott
Baptist Chapel
GV II
Headstone. Dated 1769 in memory of William Periom. Hamstone. Upright slab with
shaped head standing approximately 1.1 metre high. The top part is carved with a
vase and hourglass flanked by winged cherubs heads and the inscription is framed by
carved scrolls and foliage. The first word of the inscription is in Gothic
lettering, the rest is Roman serif upper and lower case lettering. It records the
death of William Periom in 1769.
For Devon, this non-conformist memorial is both unusually early and unusually
ornate.


Listing NGR: ST0912214318

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