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PAIR OF HAM CHEST TOMBS APPROXIMATELY 4 METRES NORTH-WEST OF THE TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: PAIR OF HAM CHEST TOMBS APPROXIMATELY 4 METRES NORTH-WEST OF THE TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

List entry Number: 1104096

Location

PAIR OF HAM CHEST TOMBS APPROXIMATELY 4 METRES NORTH-WEST OF THE TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: East Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Southleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Mar-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 88804

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Details

SY 29 SW SOUTHLEIGH SOUTHLEIGH

6/133 Pair of Ham chest tombs - approximately 4 metres north-west of the tower of the Church of St Lawrence GV II

Pair of chest tombs. One is dated 1752 in memory of Richard Ham, the other is dated 1667 in memory of Andrew Ham. Both are Beerstone ashlar. These two chest tombs are set close together and are essentially similar. Both are rectangular in plan on moulded plinths with flat lids, the northern one (Andrew Ham) has a lid with moulded edges. Both are inscribed with Roman serif upper and lower case letters. On the south side of the southern chest tomb is a rectangular plaque proud of the main chest and it has an inscription recording the death of Richard Ham in 1752. The north side of the northern tomb has an inscription which records the death of Andrew Ham in 1667. Both have other inscriptions recording the deaths of other members of tne Ham family.

Listing NGR: SY2045393393

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National Grid Reference: SY 20453 93393

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