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HER Number:MDV43944
Name:Saltern Tomb at St George's Parish Church


17th century Saltern chest tomb 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/15/10
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TOMBSTONE (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1988, Monkleigh, 128 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV13813.

Saltern chest tomb 4 meters to the southeast of the south door of the chancel at St George's parish church in Monkleigh. Late 17th century. Chest of coursed and squared slatestone with chamfered plinth; slate slab is scribed around top. Inscription commemorates Elizabeth Saltern, died 1669, and her daughter Susanna, died 1669.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV13813List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Monkleigh. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 128.

Associated Monuments

MDV73065Related to: Former School at Monkleigh (Monument)
MDV548Related to: St George's Parish Church, Monkleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 11 2006 2:10PM