Davey Chest Tomb About 10 Metres North-West Tower Of Church Of St Mary

9 Sep 1999
Davey Chest Tomb About 10 Metres North-West Tower Of Church Of St Mary, Church Street, Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17 6PQ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

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


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2255 IOE Records taken by Michael Woodhead; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© 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