COBLEY HEADSTONE APPROXIMATELY 3 METRES SOUTH OF THE PORCH OF THE CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1105984

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1988

Statutory Address: COBLEY HEADSTONE APPROXIMATELY 3 METRES SOUTH OF THE PORCH OF THE CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, DRAYDOWN HILL

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Location

Statutory Address: COBLEY HEADSTONE APPROXIMATELY 3 METRES SOUTH OF THE PORCH OF THE CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, DRAYDOWN HILL

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Spreyton

National Grid Reference: SX 69740 96704

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Details

SX 69 NE SPREYTON DRAYDOWN HILL, Spreyton

1/267 Cobley headstone approximately 3 metres south of the porch of the Church of St Michael GV II

Headstone. Dated 1844 in memory of Thomas Cobley. Limestone. Upright slab standing approximately 1.2m high with shaped head. In the inscription the first word is in Gothic lettering, most of the rest is plain capitals but includes some italics. It records the deaths of Thomas Cobley, gent., in 1844, his wife Elizabeth in 1839 and nephew William in 1837. This is the "Uncle Tom Cobley" of the famous "Widecombe Fair" folk song.

Listing NGR: SX6974096704

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Legacy System number: 95075

Legacy System: LBS

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