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North Devon Crematorium

Hob Uid: 1513502
Location :
Devon
North Devon
Tawstock
Grid Ref : SS5449531586
Summary : The North Devon Crematorium was built in 1966 for the Joint Committee of North Devon and Torridge District Councils. It was designed by Harold R W Orr and built by Y J Lovell (Western) Limited. This is the last of the five crematoria designed by Orr and is a miniture version of Chilterns Crematorium in Amersham (HOB UID 1512727). There is a separate Chapel of Memory and theGarden of Rest is laid out over three levels.
More information : The North Devon Crematorium was built in 1966 for the Joint Committee of North Devon and Torridge District Councils. It was designed by Harold R W Orr and built by Y J Lovell (Western) Limited. This is the last of the five crematoria designed by Orr and is a miniture version of Chilterns Crematorium in Amersham (HOB UID 1512727). There is a separate Chapel of Memory and theGarden of Rest is laid out over three levels. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Death Redesigned
Source details :
Page(s) : 370
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Mid 20th Century
Display Date : Built 1966
Monument End Date : 1966
Monument Start Date : 1966
Monument Type : Crematorium, Chapel, Garden Of Rest
Evidence : Extant Building, Botanical Feature

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 53 SW 15
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1512727
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1531519
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1533110
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1533408
Relationship type : General association

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