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Latitude: 50.8977 / 50°53'51"N
Longitude: -3.6022 / 3°36'8"W
OS Eastings: 287419
OS Northings: 112140
OS Grid: SS874121
Mapcode National: GBR LC.RM7K
Mapcode Global: FRA 36BQ.QG0
Entry Name: Drake Chest Tomb and Railings About 8 Metres South West of Porch of the Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 28 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1254258
English Heritage Legacy ID: 437701
Location: Cruwys Morchard, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Cruwys Morchard
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Cruwys Morchard Holy Cross
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 81 SE CRUWYS MORCHARD CRUWYS MORCHARD
2/76 Drake chest tomb and railings about
- 8 metres south west of the porch of
the Church of the Holy Cross
Chest tomb,and railings. Probably mid/late C19. Stone rectangular chest with corner
pilasters, oversailing moulded coped lid and panels on the sides and ends with sunk
mouldings. Inscription on the north side commemorates Thomas Drake, date of death
covered by ivy. The chest is surrounded by good railings with reeded verticals with
fishtail finials. The corner verticals are columnar with urn finials.
One of a number of memorials in the churchyard complete with railings which are a
significant feature of Cruwys Morchard churchyard.
Listing NGR: SS8741912140
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