TANTON HEADSTONE APPROXIMATELY 4 METRES SOUTH EAST OF THE PORCH OF THE CHURCH OF ST GILES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1147860

Date first listed: 16-Feb-1989

Statutory Address: TANTON HEADSTONE APPROXIMATELY 4 METRES SOUTH EAST OF THE PORCH OF THE CHURCH OF ST GILES

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Location

Statutory Address: TANTON HEADSTONE APPROXIMATELY 4 METRES SOUTH EAST OF THE PORCH OF THE CHURCH OF ST GILES

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge (District Authority)

Parish: St. Giles in the Wood

National Grid Reference: SS 53322 18943

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History

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Details

ST GILES ST GILES IN THE WOOD SS 53 18 IN THE WOOD 18/229 Tanton headstone approximately - 4 metres south-east of the porch of the Church of St Giles

GV II

Small headstone. Dated 1797 in memory of Daniel Tanton. Upright square-headed slab standing approximately 300 millimetres high. The front is inscribed in Roman serif upper and lower case lettering and records a sad and cautionary tale: "In memory of Daniel Tanton. By firing off a gun it burst the breach of which sunk in his head where it remained 9 weeks, on extraction of which he expired, ye 20th of January 1797, Aged 17 years".

Listing NGR: SS5332218943

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 91840

Legacy System: LBS

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