CHEST TOMB OF JOHN GODFREY APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES WEST OF TOWER OF CHURCH OF ST CYRIAC AND ST JULITTA

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1107075

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1984

Statutory Address: CHEST TOMB OF JOHN GODFREY APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES WEST OF TOWER OF CHURCH OF ST CYRIAC AND ST JULITTA

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Location

Statutory Address: CHEST TOMB OF JOHN GODFREY APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES WEST OF TOWER OF CHURCH OF ST CYRIAC AND ST JULITTA

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Newton St. Cyres

National Grid Reference: SX 87905 98005

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History

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Details

NEWTON ST CYRES THE VILLAGE SX 89 NE 6/30 Chest Tomb of John Godfrey - approx 12 metres west of Tower of Church of St Cyriac and St Jullita GV II Chest tomb, built for John Godfrey of Crediton (died 1779). Purple-grey slate. Simple classical design. Inscribed lid with moulded edges. The long side-walls have engaged balusters near each corner and a central rectangular plaque. The short side-walls have central, bowed projections. The lid records the death of John Godfrey, aged 84, his wife, Jane who also died in 1779 and their son and daughter who were buried close by. The side plaques commemorate two grand- daughters and a great grand-daughter.

Listing NGR: SX8790598005

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 96382

Legacy System: LBS

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