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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: ALTAR TOMB OF THOMAS LUNY APPROXIMATELY 35 METRES NORTH NORTH WEST OF THE CHURCH OF ST JAMES

List Entry Number: 1365781

Location

ALTAR TOMB OF THOMAS LUNY APPROXIMATELY 35 METRES NORTH NORTH WEST OF THE CHURCH OF ST JAMES, EXETER STREET

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

County: Devon
District: Teignbridge
District Type: District Authority
Parish: Teignmouth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Jul-1996

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


Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 461125


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Details



TEIGNMOUTH

SX9373 EXETER STREET 25-1/4/146 (West side) Altar tomb of Thomas Luny approx 35m north-north-west of the Church of St James

II

Altar tomb. Mid C19. Limestone. Cuboid, panelled pilasters with moulded caps and plinths support a flat top with moulded edges. To the centre is a shallow pyramid with broken urn. Incised panels to the sides with inscriptions to south and east, that to the south reads: "Sacred to the memory of Captain James Wallace, Royal Navy, d 28 January 1832 aged 76 years. This venerable officer served under the gallant Nelson at the Battle of Copenhagen, and having bravely Fought under the Banners of his Royal Masters, and the Cross of his Glorious Redeemer, he has finished his Course and now rests in peace and joy". Also commemorates Thomas Luny Esq., d.1837, marine artist of West Teignmouth, half-brother of the above. The tomb is surrounded by a plinth to former railings. HISTORICAL NOTE: Thomas Luny was a well-known local artist who built a house in Teign Street now called Thomas Luny House (qv).







Listing NGR: SX9391873139


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Map

National Grid Reference: SX 93918 73139


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