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

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1106965
Date first listed:
28-Aug-1987
Statutory Address:
LOVELL CHEST TOMB ABOUT 7 METRES SOUTH OF THE PORCH OF ST MARY

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Location

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

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Bickleigh
National Grid Reference:
SS 94224 07168

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
96642
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 03 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/11049/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Terence Harper. Source Historic England Archive
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