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HER Number:MDV40649
Name:Radford Headstone


Radford headstone approx 8m east of north aisle of church of st. Mary.


Grid Reference:SS 742 044
Map Sheet:SS70SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDown St. Mary
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDOWN ST.MARY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS70SW/2/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GRAVESTONE (XIX - 1872 AD to 1872 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV334124.

Radford headstone approx 8m east of north aisle of church of st. Mary. Headstone. Dated 1872 in memory of emily williams radford. Bath stone enriched with polychrome mosaic. Gothic style. Upright stone standing approximately 1 metre high. It has chamfered plinth, a tapering shaft with a shaped head with moulded edges, comprising a diagonally-set square with circles on each side. The head has inset pattern of polychrome mosaic with sacred symbols in each of the circles. The shaft is inscribed with victorian gothic lettering and records the death of emily williama readord in 1872. This is one of a series of unusual headstones in the churchyard which are distinguished by their use of polychrome mosaic decoration. They are obviously the result of the rev w t a radford's interest in craftsmanship (doe).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV39934.

Doe/hhr:down st. Mary/(20/11/1986)114.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV334124Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV39934Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV2120Related to: St Mary's Parish Church, Down St Mary (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 19 2009 10:38AM