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Chest Tomb Approx 8m South of Porch of Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheriton Bishop, Devon

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306300

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95135

Location: Cheriton Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text


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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