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HER Number:MDV39109
Name:Tomb Chests, Church of the Holy Cross


Two tomb chests and railings immediately north of Church of Holy Cross, early 19th century.


Grid Reference:SX 550 481
Map Sheet:SX54NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton and Noss
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishNEWTON FERRERS

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX54NE/10/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 100409

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHEST TOMB (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1986, SX54NE8 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV174055.

Card includes listing description. (DOE HHR South Hams District (Newton and Noss part) Devon 19/07/1984, 46-7)

Pearson, A., 2007, Noss Mayo, Devon: Rising Main Rapid Desk-Based Assessment, 7, 11 (Report - Assessment). SDV346466.

Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England, 1306933 (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

Two Tomb Chests and Railings Immediately North of Church of Holy Cross

Grade: II
List Entry Number: 1306933
Date first listed: 19th July 1984

Two tomb chests within railings. Circa early C19. Both ashlar. One plain, rendered stone rubble with moulded lid. The other has panelled sides, baluster corners and moulded lid. Enclosed within iron railings with turned corner stanchions.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV174055Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1986. SX54NE8. OSAD Card. Card Index + Digital.
SDV346466Report - Assessment: Pearson, A.. 2007. Noss Mayo, Devon: Rising Main Rapid Desk-Based Assessment. Andrew Pearson Archaeological Consultant. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7, 11.
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1306933.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 7 2018 10:30AM