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The Watchmaker's Tomb Approximately 1 Metre South of Church of St Petrock

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6432 / 50°38'35"N

Longitude: -4.1099 / 4°6'35"W

OS Eastings: 250911

OS Northings: 84734

OS Grid: SX509847

Mapcode National: GBR NY.8S5F

Mapcode Global: FRA 278C.QNF

Entry Name: The Watchmaker's Tomb Approximately 1 Metre South of Church of St Petrock

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170707

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92768

Location: Lydford, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Lydford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lydford St Petroc

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

LYDFORD LYDFORD
SX 58 SW
5/36 The Watchmaker's Tomb
- approximately 1 metre south
of Church of St Petrock
GV II

Chest tomb. Dated 1802 to George Routleigh, Watchmaker. Rubble, with chamfered
cornice and slate lid, wedge shaped. The inscription is in the form of a witty
epitaph whose wording cleverly incorporates components of watches and elements of
time and time-keeping.


Listing NGR: SX5091184734

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