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

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

List entry Number: 1147860

Location

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

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: St. Giles in the Wood

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Feb-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 91840

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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

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National Grid Reference: SS 53322 18943

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