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Latitude: 50.7286 / 50°43'42"N
Longitude: -3.7394 / 3°44'21"W
OS Eastings: 277331
OS Northings: 93551
OS Grid: SX773935
Mapcode National: GBR QH.MK1F
Mapcode Global: FRA 3714.YW2
Entry Name: Chest Tomb Approx 8m South of Porch of Church of St Mary the Virgin
Listing Date: 20 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1306300
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95135
Location: Cheriton Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX6
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Cheriton Bishop
Built-Up Area: Cheriton Bishop
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Cheriton Bishop St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 79 SE CHERITON BISHOP CHERITON BISHOP
10/35 Chest tomb approx. 8m south of
porch of Church of St Mary the
Chest tomb. Probably late C17th. Granite ashlar. Rectangular plan with moulded
plinth and soffit-moulded lid. The lid has weathered so much as to make the legend
illegible but a recessed shield, containing bas-relief arms can be made out below
the legend. The long sides are plain but both ends have square recessed panels
with bas-relief carving. The east panel has a diagonal cross with arrow-head ends
over a roundel with dimpled top and a small heart above and small roundel below.
The west panel has an oval with simple facial features alongside another diagonal
cross with arrow-head ends, both over scrolls.
Listing NGR: SX7733193551
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