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HER Number:MDV30377
Name:Seckham Tomb at St German's Parish Church, Germansweek


Seckham 17th century chest tomb in the churchyard of St German's parish church in Germansweek.


Grid Reference:SX 438 941
Map Sheet:SX49SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGermansweek
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGERMANSWEEK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX49SW/4/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 94331

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHEST TOMB (XVII to XVIII - 1660 AD to 1770 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Germansweek, 60 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV344126.

Chest tomb approx 3.5 metres south of Church of St. German. Dated variously 1667, 1680, 1694 and 1763 to Roger Seckham and other members of the family. Rubble stone sides with slate lid which has border inscription with two other inscriptions at the centre which have a rhyming epitaph below.

English Heritage, 2010, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV154869.

Chest tomb approximately 3.5 metres south of St German's parish church in GermansweekListed on 7th September 1987. Other details: LBS Number 94331.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV154869List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2010. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV344126List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Germansweek. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 60.

Associated Monuments

MDV2232Related to: Germansweek, St German's (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 25 2010 2:55PM