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MORCHARD BISHOP CHURCH STREET (south side) SS 7607 - 7707 Morchard Bishop 11/135 - Davey chest tomb about 10 metres north-west tower of Church of St Mary GV II
Chest tomb. Circa 1837. Memorial to John Davey (died 1837). Portland stone and white marble. Rectangular in plan with moulded base and soffit-moulded flat lid.
The sides contain sunken panels of white marble with hollow-chamfered surrounds.
John Davey is commemorated on the south side and other members of his family are remembered on the east and northern sides.
Listing NGR: SS7729407497
Copyright IoE Michael Woodhead. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Woodhead, Michael
Rights Holder: Woodhead, Michael
Marble, Georgian Chest Tomb, Victorian Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site, Commemorative Monument, Commemorative