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HER Number:MDV4413
Name:Cary Brasses, Clovelly Parish Church

Summary

Cary brasses dating from 1540 to 1655.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 309 251
Map Sheet:SS32NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClovelly
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCLOVELLY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS32NW/63/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (XVI to Post Medieval - 1501 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Pengelly, W., 1876, Devonshire Gleanings from 'Notes and Queries', 713 (Article in Serial). SDV56474.

Brass of George Cary in full armour lying on ornamented cross with coat of arms. Cross and inscription earlier than brass which is dated 1540.


Corbould, P., 1968, The Monumental Brasses of Devon, 35, 38, 40 (Article in Serial). SDV84760.

All Saints. Brass, dated 1540, to Master Robert Cary. In armour. The brass is set in a stone memorial to Hugo Mychellstowe circa.1488.
Second Cary brass in armour dated 1601. Inscription.
In the sanctuary is an engraving of a bishop's crozier. No inscription or date.
Brass of 1655 shows a skeleton with a spade for one year old Anne Cary.


Whittemore, P. J., 1978 - 1981, The Lost Monumental Brasses of Devonshire., 111 (Article in Serial). SDV57403.

Lost brass discussed.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 131 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 131.
SDV56474Article in Serial: Pengelly, W.. 1876. Devonshire Gleanings from 'Notes and Queries'. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 8. A5 Paperback. 713.
SDV57403Article in Serial: Whittemore, P. J.. 1978 - 1981. The Lost Monumental Brasses of Devonshire.. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 34. Unknown. 111.
SDV84760Article in Serial: Corbould, P.. 1968. The Monumental Brasses of Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 100. A5 Paperback. 35, 38, 40.

Associated Monuments

MDV184Part of: All Saints Parish Church, Clovelly (Building)

Associated Finds

  • FDV2065 - BRASS (XVI to Unknown - 1501 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 22 2015 3:57PM