GROUP OF 3 CHEST TOMBS WITH IRON RAILINGS IMMEDIATELY EAST AND NORTH EAST OF THE CHANCEL OF THE CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1308573
Date first listed:
02-Dec-1988
Statutory Address:
GROUP OF 3 CHEST TOMBS WITH IRON RAILINGS IMMEDIATELY EAST AND NORTH EAST OF THE CHANCEL OF THE CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
GROUP OF 3 CHEST TOMBS WITH IRON RAILINGS IMMEDIATELY EAST AND NORTH EAST OF THE CHANCEL OF THE CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Devon
District:
Teignbridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Bishopsteignton
National Grid Reference:
SX 91114 73504

Details

BISHOPSTEIGNTON CHURCH ROAD, Bishopsteigton SX 9073-9173

13/22 Group of 3 chest tombs with iron - railings immediately east and north east of the chancel of the church of St John the Baptist

GV II

Group of 3 chest tombs with railings. Early and mid C19. Freestone. The tombs are sited against the east wall of the churchyard. The southernmost is a panelled chest with pilasters and an oversailing moulded lid, inscription illegible : Plain iron railings with spike finials and columnar corner standards with urn finials. The other 2 tombs are about 3 metres to the north west ; the southern is signed Phillips of Teignmouth and consists of a chest and headstone, the freestone chest with panelled sides curving out to the plinth with a concave coped lid. The headstone to the east has a similar concave, triangular profile. Inscription commemorates Edward Le Cras Thornbrough, Rear Admiral, died 1857. The iron railings have flame finials and columnar corner standards with urn finials. The northernmost chest has pilasters and commemorates Samuel Granston Goodall, Admiral of the White Squadron of His Majesty's fleet, died 1801 : iron railings with shaped finials and columnar corner standards with urn finials. The 2 latter tombs illustrate the popularity of the Teignmouth area for retired Royal Naval Officers.

Listing NGR: SX9111473504

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
85684
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 09 Apr 2007
Reference: IOE01/15171/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Beauchamp. Source Historic England Archive
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