Cap Of Chest Tomb In St Mary's Churchyard, Reused As Outer Step To Priests Door

Date:
30 Aug 1999
Location:
Cap Of Chest Tomb In St Mary's Churchyard, Reused As Outer Step To Priests Door, Bickington, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12 6JT
Reference:
IOE01/00069/01
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BICKINGTON BICKINGTON SX 77 SE 7/19 Cap of chest tomb in St Mary's - Churchyard, reused as outer step to priest's door GV II

Moulded cap of chest tomb. Late C17. Granite. Carved inscription: "Here lyeth the body of Thomas Hext who was buried ye 28th day of June ano ... 1671" (small piece cut out of centre of stone and filled with cement). Inscription also commemorates his wife Joane, who died in 1696.

Listing NGR: SX7997072670

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Medley_M J IOE Records for Medley, M J; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr M J Medley. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Medley, M J

Rights Holder: Medley, M J

Keywords

Granite, Stuart Chest Tomb, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site