Prings Chest Tomb Approximately 2 Metres South Of Porch Of Church Of Saint Andrew

Date:
30 Oct 1999
Location:
Prings Chest Tomb Approximately 2 Metres South Of Porch Of Church Of Saint Andrew, Feniton, East Devon, Devon
Reference:
IOE01/00176/13
Type:
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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.

FENITON SY 19 NW 7/57 Prings chest tomb approximately 2 - metres south of porch of Church of St Andrew GV II

Chest tomb. Dated 1620 in memory of John Prings. Beerstone ashlar. Chest tomb is rectangular in section and has a thick lid with moulded edges. On the long sides there are panelled pilasters towards each end articulated like small buttresses with weathered offsets. Any plinth is buried. The north side is inscribed in large Gothic lettering and records the death of John Prings in 1620. On the west side (close to the church porch) is inscribed "Prepare for death".

Listing NGR: SY1085299393

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Aaben-Reader_Anthony IOE Records for Aaben-Reader, Anthony; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Aaben-Reader. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Aaben-Reader, Anthony

Rights Holder: Aaben-Reader, Anthony

Keywords

Ashlar, Beer Stone, Tudor Chest Tomb, Elizabethan Religious Ritual And Funerary, Stuart Tomb, Jacobean Funerary Site