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HER Number:MDV40652
Name:Hound Headstone


Hound headstone approx 13m east south east of chancel 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/2/5
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STRUCTURE (XVIII - 1750 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV334127.

Hound headstone approx 13m east south east of chancel of church of st. Mary. Headstone. Probably late c18 in memory of elizabeth hound? granite. Upright slab standing approximately 0.8 metres high with segmental head and shoulders low nowy head. An incised line frames the rectangular plaque which is inscribed with both upper and lower case letters. The lettering is weathered and barely legible. It records the burial of elizabeth, the wife of william hound? and the date is buried. At the top is a recessed panel containing a bas-relief carving of a cherub with flowers (doe).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV39886.

Doe/hhr:down st. Mary/(20/11/1986)117.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV334127Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV39886Migrated 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:May 3 2006 6:08PM