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

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

List entry Number: 1107075

Location

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

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Newton St. Cyres

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 96382

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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

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National Grid Reference: SX 87905 98005

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