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HER Number:MDV10486
Name:COAT OF ARMS in the Parish of Woodbury


The Queen's arms and the ten commandments were painted in the church in 1569-70. The Royal arms, fixed in stained glass in 1583-84, were removed during the Commonwealth but reinstated at the restoration.


Grid Reference:SY 009 871
Map Sheet:SY08NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWoodbury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWOODBURY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY08NW/11/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COAT OF ARMS (XVI to Post Medieval - 1501 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Brushfield, T. N., 1894, The Churchwardens' Accounts of East Budleigh, 367 (Article in Serial). SDV107199.

In1569-1570 a painter was paid for painting the Queen's arms and the ten commandments in the parish church. In 1583-1584 the Royal arms were also fixed in stained glass. The arms were removed in the Commonwealth, and reinstated at the restoration.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV107199Article in Serial: Brushfield, T. N.. 1894. The Churchwardens' Accounts of East Budleigh. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 26. Unknown. 367.

Associated Monuments

MDV10485Part of: St. Swithun, Woodbury (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM