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HER Number:MDV35853
Name:St Andrew's Parish Church, Drake Chest Tomb


18th century Drake chest tomb to the northwest of St Andrew's parish church in Buckland Monachorum


Grid Reference:SX 489 683
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX46NE/516/3
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TOMB (Post Medieval to XVIII - 1540 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Buckland Monachorum, 69 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV240503.

Drake chest tomb approx 10 meters to the northwest of the parish church of St Andrew in Buckland Monachorum. Dated 1709 to William Drake of Netherton. Stone rubble walls and slate lid with finely craved border inscription and grape and flower motif in 3 panels at each end.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV240503List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Buckland Monachorum. Historic Houses Register. Website. 69.

Associated Monuments

MDV5474Related to: St Andrew's Parish Church, Buckland Monachorum (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 19 2007 4:53PM