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HER Number:MDV33349
Name:Coffin Stone at Gidleigh Parish Church


Medieval coffin stone approximately 0.5 metres east of the porch of the Church of the Holy Trinity in Gidleigh


Grid Reference:SX 670 883
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/15/3
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TOMB (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Gidleigh (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV275393.

Listed Building Number 146. Coffin stone approximately 500 millimetres east of porch of Church of the Holy Trinity. Coffin stone. 13th or 14th century. Thought to be Purbeck marble. Coffin-shaped slab with low-pitched ridge along the centre and raised in low relief on the top is a six-armed cross, now rather worn.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Coffin stone approximately 0.5 metres east of the porch of the Church of the Holy Trinity at Gidleigh. Dated to the 13th or 14th century and thought to be of Purbeck marble.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV275393List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Gidleigh. Historic Houses Register.
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website. [Mapped feature: #19115 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6128Related to: Church of the Holy Trinity, Gidleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 31 2012 3:13PM