JOHNS HEADSTONE ABOUT 20 METRES SOUTH OF THE TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1104686

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1986

Statutory Address: JOHNS HEADSTONE ABOUT 20 METRES SOUTH OF THE TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

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Location

Statutory Address: JOHNS HEADSTONE ABOUT 20 METRES SOUTH OF THE TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge (District Authority)

Parish: Clawton

National Grid Reference: SX 34839 99229

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History

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Details

SX 39 NW CLAWTON CHURCHTOWN

2/20 Johns headstone about 20m south of the tower of the Church of St Leonard -

GV II

Headstone. Early C19. Slate. Rectangular headstone commemorating Joseph Johns, died 1813. Scratch mouldings round the border and forming a round-headed arch with rustic trumpeting angels in the spandrels. A 3 stanza verse below the inscription includes the graphic lines "In pain and sickness long I lay/My flesh and lungs consumed away/Once like a flowerI did bloom/But now lie mouldred in this tomb/". A fine example of local slate-cutting with a personal verse.

Listing NGR: SX3483599250

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 90675

Legacy System: LBS

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