Chest Tomb About 10 Metres West Of Church Of St Matthew

6 Jul 2002
Chest Tomb About 10 Metres West Of Church Of St Matthew, Cheriton Fitzpaine, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17 4JB
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

CHERITON FITZPAINE CHERITON FITZPAINE SS 80 NE 7/18 - Chest Tomb about 10 metres west of Tower of Church of St. Matthew GV II

Chest tomb. Circa 1831. Portland Stone ashlar. Rectangular in plan on chamfered plinth with hollow-moulded base and low pitched lid. Clasping pilasters on each corner with recessed panels. South side records death of John Cross Pitt, aged 17 (died 1831) and east side the death of John Pitt (died 1836) and Thomas Pitt (died 1811). The lid has memorials to other members of the Pitt family from the later C19.

Listing NGR: SS8671306188


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1114 IOE Records taken by Jenny Johns; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Jenny Johns. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Johns, Jenny

Rights Holder: Johns, Jenny


Ashlar, Georgian Chest Tomb, Victorian Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site