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PAIR OF ADJACENT BROWN CHEST TOMBS APPROXIMATELY 14 METRES SOUTH OF AISLE OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARY

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: PAIR OF ADJACENT BROWN CHEST TOMBS APPROXIMATELY 14 METRES SOUTH OF AISLE OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1147608

Location

PAIR OF ADJACENT BROWN CHEST TOMBS APPROXIMATELY 14 METRES SOUTH OF AISLE OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Burlescombe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Mar-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 95879

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History

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Details

BURLESCOMBE BURLESCOMBE ST 01 NE 5/28 Pair of adjacent Brown chest - tombs approximately 14 metres south of aisle of the Church of St Mary GV II 2 adjacent chest tombs, one dated 1793 in memory of John Brown, the other dated 1797 in memory of Margaret Brown. Both have grey basalt lids and are made of roughly- coursed blocks of volcanic stone rubble. The 2 adjacent chest tombs are very similar. They have plain flat lids and plain walls. The lids are inscribed. The southern chest tomb is the earlier of the 2. Its lid is inscribed in Roman serif upper and lower case lettering and this records the death of John Brown in 1793. There is also a Hamstone plaque in the west end of this tomb in memory of John Brown's sons. The northern tomb lid is inscribed in italic lettering and the inscription records the death of Margaret Brown in 1797.

Listing NGR: ST0761716605

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National Grid Reference: ST 07612 16609

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