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HER Number:MDV43943
Name:Collings & Rendal Headstones at St George's Parish Church


Two early 18th century slate headstones at St George's parish church in Monkleigh


Grid Reference:SS 457 207
Map Sheet:SS42SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMonkleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishMONKLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42SE/15/7
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GRAVESTONE (XVIII - 1733 AD to 1738 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1988, Monkleigh, 129 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV13813.

Collings & Rendal monuments 6 meters & 8 meters to the southeast of the porch at St George's parish church in Monkleigh. Two headstones. Early 18th century. Slate. Both headstones are square and have scribed decoration: pilasters with moulded cornices flank inscriptions. Headstone which commemorates Margaret Collings, who died 1738, has hourglass, crossed bones and lovers' hearts at top.
Headstone which commemorates James Rendall, died 1733, has flowers flanking skull and crossbones at top.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV13813List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Monkleigh. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 129.

Associated Monuments

MDV548Related to: St George's Parish Church, Monkleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 19 2009 10:52AM