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HER Number:MDV36371
Name:Sowton Parish Church, Tomb Chest


18C stone tomb chest to the southeast of Sowton Parish Church


Grid Reference:SX 976 925
Map Sheet:SX99SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSowton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX99SE/70/4
  • 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, Sowton, 35 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV118121.

Tomb chest 12m southsoutheast of Sowton Parish Church. Tomb chest of 1734. Stone; depressed panel to sides and ends. Bolection moulded lid, with atin inscription, the name indecipherable. Moulded plinth. It is possible that the chest is later than the lid.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV118121List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Sowton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 35.

Associated Monuments

MDV15248Related to: St Michael and All Angels Parish Church, Sowton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 4:55PM