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HER Number:MDV43946
Name:Group of Headstones at St George's Parish Church


Group of 18th century 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/15/9
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Department of Environment, 1988, Monkleigh, 131 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV335236.

Group of 6 headstones between 4 - 7 meters to the south of the south porch at St George's parish church in Monkleigh. Mid to late 18th century. Slatestone headstone to Elizabeth Hookway, died 1759, with inscription set in architectural frame, and segmental-arched headstone to Mary Hookway, died 1795, stand to west of 4 mid/late 18th century headstones which are inscribed with fine poetic elegies.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV335236List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Monkleigh. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 131.

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 10:57AM