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HER Number:MDV40426
Name:Chest Tomb 6 metres south of St Andrew's Parish Church, Moretonhampstead


17th century chest tomb six metres south of St Andrew's parish church porch in Moretonhampstead


Grid Reference:SX 755 860
Map Sheet:SX78NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
Ecclesiastical ParishMORETONHAMPSTEAD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NE/3/4
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 85091

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHEST TOMB (XVI to XVII - 1600 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Moretonhampstead, 116 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337636.

Chest tomb approximately 6 metres south-west of porch of church of St Andrew's parish church in Moretonhampstead. 17th century chest tomb. Granite with corners to the chest and ogee moulding to underside of lid which has worn inscription on top.

English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England, 1097183 (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337636List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Moretonhampstead. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 116.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1097183. [Mapped feature: #23791 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV40425Related to: Headstone south of St Andrew's Church, Moretonhampstead (Monument)
MDV40424Related to: Headstone south-west of St Andrew's Parish Church, Moretonhampstead (Monument)
MDV8283Related to: St. Andrew's Parish Church, Moretonhampstead (Building)
MDV40427Related to: Tozer Chest Tomb at St Andrew's Parish Church, Moretonhampstead (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 13 2016 3:41PM