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Latitude: 50.8214 / 50°49'16"N
Longitude: -3.8187 / 3°49'7"W
OS Eastings: 271992
OS Northings: 104003
OS Grid: SS719040
Mapcode National: GBR L2.XDG6
Mapcode Global: FRA 26WX.Q42
Entry Name: Memorial Stone Approximately 8 Metres South of Aisle of Church of St Peter
Listing Date: 15 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1318101
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95651
Location: Zeal Monachorum, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Zeal Monachorum
Built-Up Area: Zeal Monachorum
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Zeal Monachorum St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ZEAL MONACHORUM ZEAL MONACHORUM
SS 70 SW
- Memorial stone approximately
8 metres south of aisle of Church
of St Peter
Memorial stone marking the position of the human bones removed from inside the
church in 1913. The stone was itself dug up in 1913 and may be an Anglo-Saxon altar
stone. Granite. A massive upright slab now standing appriximately 1.5 metres high
but is actually approximately 3.5 metres long. It is roughly finished and some
indentations may be interpreted as crosses. They are said to be five altogether
which are thought by some to represent the 5 wounds of Christ.
Source: J.W.G. Godeck, Church Guide (1977).
Listing NGR: SS7199204003
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