GROUP OF 9 HEADSTONES APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1107544
Date first listed:
13-May-1987
Statutory Address:
GROUP OF 9 HEADSTONES APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST PAUL

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Location

Statutory Address:
GROUP OF 9 HEADSTONES APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST PAUL

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Filleigh
National Grid Reference:
SS 66290 28010

Details

FILLEIGH FILLEIGH SS 62 NE 5/51 Group of 9 headstones - approximately 10 metres south of south porch of Church of St Paul GV II

Group of 9 headstones. Late C18 and early C19. Principally slate with shaped heads but two are of stone and two are straight-headed. Six line the edge of the principal pathway with the remaining set back behind in line. The 6 to front, from left to right, are to Elizabeth Southcombe d. 1756, with angel's bust to head; John Passimore d. 1785, urn to head containing words 'Reader Fear the Lord'; Jane Passmore d. 1817, straight-headed with incised decoration to borders; stone with illegible inscription; Richard Ferrer d. 1796 with urn to head; and slate stone with verse 'A virgin fair lies buried here/who to her parents was most dear/God thought it fit to call her hence/In Heaven to dwell among the Saints'. The three stones to rear from left: slate stone, nowy-arched with verse: 'Behold all you/that pass here by/As you are now/so once was I/As I are now/so you must be/Prepare for death/And follow me. Jenny Fisher d. 1773. Angels bust to head. Mary Trebble. d.1792.

Listing NGR: SS6629028010

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
98969
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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