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HER Number:MDV107657
Name:Exwick Cemetery

Summary

Exwick Cemetery was opened in 1877, and had a typical layout with a pair of chapels and a fine avenue of cypresses.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 905 927
Map Sheet:SX99SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
DistrictExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishST.THOMAS THE APOSTLE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CEMETERY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Lovie, J., Exwick Cemetery (Un-published). SDV357054.

Quite a late cemetery (1875), but a nice typical burial board layout with a pair of chapels. A fine avenue of cypresses. The extension to the west is of no interest and should not be included.


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

The late 19th century cemetery occupied only the small southern part of the large L-shaped area which now exists. It contained a lodge and two mortuary chapels.


Devon Gardens Trust, 2013, Devon Gazetteer of Parks and Gardens of Local Interest (Reg/Local list of Historic Parks and Gdns). SDV354335.


Exeter City Council, 2014, Exeter City Council (Website). SDV357055.

Exwick Cemetery was opened in 1877. It has a distinctive sloping aspect and the top of the cemetery has views across the city. The first burial was that of Elizabeth Curry who died at the age of 29. The cemetery also contains the grave of the Victoria Cross holder, George Hollis, who died in 1879 and Frank Shooter, the Hero of the Exe who died in 1917.


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV354335Reg/Local list of Historic Parks and Gdns: Devon Gardens Trust. 2013. Devon Gazetteer of Parks and Gardens of Local Interest. Historic Parks and Gardens - Register and Local List. Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #67079 ]
SDV357054Un-published: Lovie, J.. Exwick Cemetery. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.
SDV357055Website: Exeter City Council. 2014. Exeter City Council. www.exeter.gov.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 2 2014 12:31PM