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