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Group of 7 Chest Tombs and 2 Headstones with Accompanying Footstones Circa 3-10 Metres South of South Porch of Church of St Petrocks

A Grade II Listed Building in Parracombe, Devon

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Latitude: 51.1882 / 51°11'17"N

Longitude: -3.8979 / 3°53'52"W

OS Eastings: 267464

OS Northings: 144931

OS Grid: SS674449

Mapcode National: GBR KY.5JC3

Mapcode Global: VH4MG.DD6G

Entry Name: Group of 7 Chest Tombs and 2 Headstones with Accompanying Footstones Circa 3-10 Metres South of South Porch of Church of St Petrocks

Listing Date: 9 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97102

Location: Parracombe, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Parracombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Parracombe Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 64 SE
6/124 Group of 7 chest tombs and two
- headstones with accompanying
footstones circa 3-10metrea south
of south porch of Church of St.
7 chest tombs and two headstones with accompanying footstones. C18 and early C19.
The chest tombs have ashlar plinths, except one which has a brick plinth and one is
rendered. All have slate slabs with incised decoration. The gravestones are also
of slate. Tomb of Mary Lock (d.1716) and members of the Crang family has cherubs
bust to head,hour glass, skull and cross bones to base, with headstone affixed to
east end with inscription to sons and daughters of Richard Crang. Tomb of John
Crang (d.1793) and wife (d.1819) with figure of angel blowing a trumpet to head.
Tomb of John Crang (d.1833) and other members of his family by Nichols, with similar
motif to head. Tomb of Francis Lock (d.1712) and family with angels bust to head,
skull and hour glass to base. Tomb of Elizabeth Blackmore (d.1759) and other
members of Blackmore and Dovell families with urns to top corners. Tomb of Samuel
Blackmore (d.1846) and family by Watts. Tomb to Eleanor Blackmore (d.1831) and
family also by Watts with angel figure blowing trumpet to head.
Headstones with accompanying footstones with inscriptions to Richard Crang (d.1802)
and to Richard and Elizabeth Blackmore (d.1842 and 1832 respectively).

Listing NGR: SS6746444931

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