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2 Arscott Headstones Approximately 1.5 Metres South of South Aisle Chapel of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Belstone, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7247 / 50°43'28"N

Longitude: -3.9573 / 3°57'26"W

OS Eastings: 261940

OS Northings: 93498

OS Grid: SX619934

Mapcode National: GBR Q4.WP8B

Mapcode Global: FRA 27L5.B3Y

Entry Name: 2 Arscott Headstones Approximately 1.5 Metres South of South Aisle Chapel of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 4 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306770

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94804

Location: Belstone, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Belstone

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Belstone St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 69 SW BELSTONE BELSTONE

3/8 2 Arscott headstones approximately
1.5 metres south of south aisle
chapel of Church of St Mary
GV II


Pair of headstones set back to back; one dated 1711 in memory of John Arscott, the
other dated 1746 in memory of Moses Arscott. Both are slate. The oldest faces west
is round-headed and stands approximately 600mm high. It has a simple incised border
and is inscribed with large Roman serif capitals. It records the death of John
Arscott in 1711. The other faces east and stands approximately 900mm high with
nowy-shaped head which contains a panel carved with a skull and crossbones flanked
by fronds in low relief. The inscription in large Roman serif capitals records the
death of Moses Arscott in 1746.


Listing NGR: SX6194093498

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