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PAIR OF HEADSTONES (CHOWEN AND GUSCOTT) ABOUT 14 METRES NORTH OF THE WEST WALL OF THE TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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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 HEADSTONES (CHOWEN AND GUSCOTT) ABOUT 14 METRES NORTH OF THE WEST WALL OF THE TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

List entry Number: 1105496

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PAIR OF HEADSTONES (CHOWEN AND GUSCOTT) ABOUT 14 METRES NORTH OF THE WEST WALL OF THE TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stowford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Nov-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 92541

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Details

SSX 48 NW STOWFORD STOWFORD

3/300 Pair of headstones (Chowen and - Guscott) about 14m north of the west wall of the tower of the Church of St John the Baptist

GV II

Pair of headstones. Late C18. Slate. The northern headstone is nowy-headed with canted corners and commemorates Thomas Chowen, buried 1779. Elaborate initial letter to inscription, pot of flowers carved in the head. To the south and slightly to the west is a headstone with a scrolly head commemorating Elizabeth Guscott, died 1797. Verse below inscription and 2 cherubim carved in head holding palms and a crown of glory.

Listing NGR: SX4326587050

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National Grid Reference: SX 43261 87051

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