This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
OTTERTON CHURCH HILL, Otterton SY 0885 7/125 Francis Chest tomb approximately - 5 metres south-east of tower of Church of St Michael GV II Chest tomb. Dated 1861 in memory of John Francis. Limestone ashlar. Chest tomb with low-ridged lid moulded around the edges and standing on a moulded plinth. The corners have small chamfers. Each side contains rectangular panels defined by shallow rebates. The long sides have large central panels flanked by narrow upright panels. The southern side is inscribed ; the first line with Gothic capitals, the rest in plain capitals. It records the erection of the tomb in memory of John Francis who died in 1861. The other sides are similarly inscribed and record the deaths of several relatives.
Listing NGR: SY0801385159
© Mr M. H. Carter. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Carter, M. H.
Rights Holder: Carter, M. H.
Ashlar, Limestone, Victorian Chest Tomb, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site