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Latitude: 50.9415 / 50°56'29"N
Longitude: -3.3164 / 3°18'58"W
OS Eastings: 307608
OS Northings: 116604
OS Grid: ST076166
Mapcode National: GBR LR.NTYM
Mapcode Global: FRA 36YM.7TT
Entry Name: Culme Chest Tomb Approximately 15 Metres South of Aisle of Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 17 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1264404
English Heritage Legacy ID: 427932
Location: Burlescombe, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
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
ST 01 NE
5/30 Culme chest tomb approximately 15
- metres south of aisle of Church of
Chest tomb. Dated 1663 in memory of Benjamin Culme. Grey basalt lid, the rest is
purple volcanic ashlar. Large chest tomb. Flat soffit moulded lid. The sides are
split into 3 panels each by piers of projecting fillets and each panel contains a
projecting oval medallion. It has a moulded frieze and sits on a moulded plinth.
The top of the lid contains a carved coat of aims and an inscription in neat Roman
serif capitals. It records the death of Benjamin Culme in 1663.
Listing NGR: ST0760816607
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