PAIR OF ADJACENT ALFORD HEADSTONES APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES SOUTH SOUTH EAST OF THE CHANCEL OF THE CHURCH OF ST GILES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1104989

Date first listed: 16-Feb-1989

Statutory Address: PAIR OF ADJACENT ALFORD HEADSTONES APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES SOUTH SOUTH EAST OF THE CHANCEL OF THE CHURCH OF ST GILES

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Location

Statutory Address: PAIR OF ADJACENT ALFORD HEADSTONES APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES SOUTH SOUTH EAST OF THE CHANCEL OF THE CHURCH OF ST GILES

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge (District Authority)

Parish: St. Giles in the Wood

National Grid Reference: SS 53360 18935

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History

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Details

ST GILES ST GILES IN THE WOOD SS 53 18 IN THE WOOD 18/235 Pair of adjacent Alford headstones - approximately 12 metres south-south east of the chancel of the Church of St Giles

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Pair of adjacent headstones. Both are C18 in memory of members of the Alford family. Both are slate. The eastern one is the earlier. It is square-headed and stands only approximately 150 millimetres high. On both sides the head is carved with a good winged cherubs head flanked by scrolled decoration and the inscription is Roman serif upper and lower case lettering. Most is buried but the name of John Alford shows on the east side. The western one has a shaped head and the front is carved with an incised frame supported on columns. The first letter of the inscription is ornamental. The rest is Roman serif upper and lower case lettering and records the death of Martha Alford in 1758. The rear is inscribed in memory of John Alford (died 1793) in simple cusped frame.

Listing NGR: SS5336018935

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Legacy System number: 91846

Legacy System: LBS

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