BATTISHILL CHEST TOMB APPROXIMATELY 4 METRES SOUTH OF CHANCEL OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1305384

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1988

Statutory Address: BATTISHILL CHEST TOMB APPROXIMATELY 4 METRES SOUTH OF CHANCEL OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, DRAYDOWN HILL

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Location

Statutory Address: BATTISHILL CHEST TOMB APPROXIMATELY 4 METRES SOUTH OF CHANCEL OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, DRAYDOWN HILL

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Spreyton

National Grid Reference: SX6975296715

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Details

SX 69 NE 1/268

SPREYTON DRAYDOWN HILL, Spreyton Battishall chest tomb approximately 4 metres south of Chancel of Church of St Mary

GV II

Chest tomb. Dated 1733 in memory of William Battishill. Red brick with grey basalt lid. Rectangular in section with plain sides apart from a central projecting string course and soffit-chamfered cornice it has a plain flat lid. The top is inscribed with Roman serif upper and lower case lettering and records the death of William Battishill in 1733. A secondary slate plaque on the north side is inscribed with similar lettering and records the deaths of another William, nephew of the above, in 1760 and his wife Mary in 1778. 1733 is an unusually early use of brick for this part of Devon.

Listing NGR: SX6975296715

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Legacy System number: 95076

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