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

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

List entry Number: 1104686

Location

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

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Clawton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 90675

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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

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National Grid Reference: SX 34839 99229

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