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GROUP OF 7 HEADSTONES APPROXIMATELY 1 METRE SOUTH OF BRAYFORD BAPTIST CHURCH

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: GROUP OF 7 HEADSTONES APPROXIMATELY 1 METRE SOUTH OF BRAYFORD BAPTIST CHURCH

List entry Number: 1107557

Location

GROUP OF 7 HEADSTONES APPROXIMATELY 1 METRE SOUTH OF BRAYFORD BAPTIST CHURCH

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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Brayford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-May-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 98890

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Details

BRAYFORD BRAYFORD SS 63 SE 3/8 Group of 7 headstones - approximately 1 metre south of Brayford Baptist Church GV II

Group of 7 headstone. Early C19. Slate. William Crocker d. 1840 with scalloped decoration to the corners. Jabez Lyle d.1829 with inscription 'If God be pleased and his glorified Creatures be pleased who are we that we should be displeased'. Edward Wedlake d.1829 'who was sent forth to preach the gospel by the church in this place' Mary Winzer d.1830. Jane Cutcliffe d.1836 and William Cutcliffe d.1847 by Philip Pile, Bratton. Mary Gould d.1826 with inscription 'she was one of the first in this part of the Kingdom who followed the Primitive Christians in the Ordinance of Believers Baptism'. Joseph Gould d.1817 with inscription 'He was a man of piety, given to hospitality, a lover of the poor; but, above all, a promoter of vital Christianity' etc. This stone was reputedly ejected from Charles parish churchyard and remains buried here. D Thompson, 'A Book of Remembrance : Baptist Churches in North Devon', 1885.

Listing NGR: SS6865834724

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Thompson, D , A Book of Remembrance Baptist Churches in North Devon, (1885)

National Grid Reference: SS 68658 34724

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