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LOVELL CHEST TOMB ABOUT 7 METRES SOUTH OF THE PORCH OF ST MARY

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: LOVELL CHEST TOMB ABOUT 7 METRES SOUTH OF THE PORCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1106965

Location

LOVELL CHEST TOMB ABOUT 7 METRES SOUTH OF THE PORCH OF ST MARY

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bickleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 96642

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SS 90 NW BICKLEIGH BICKLEIGH 5/21 Lovell chest tomb about 7 metres - south of the porch of St Mary GV II Chest tomb. Late C17 date on lid, the chest appears to be earlier, perhaps the lid is a replacement. Volcanic trap chest, lid of a different stone. The chest has a plinth and moulded cornice with 3 panels on each side divided by a hollow moulding. Each panel is carved with a patje formje cross in deep relief. The ends of the chest have similar hollow mouldings. The oversailing lid has an inscription commemorating John Lovell of Bickleigh and describes the Lovell charity "one part of four of y land of Collacy to y poore of Priers Quarter in Tiverton 2 parts in Lincloth the other in mony to y poore of this pish to be distributed yearly by y overseers of each pish". The lettering may be a C19 copy of a late C17 text.

Listing NGR: SS9422407168

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National Grid Reference: SS 94224 07168

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