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HER Number:MDV71064
Name:Chest Tomb of Mary Peard, St George's Churchyard


Portland stone chest tomb with a marble lid, circa 1780, to right of main entrance to church.


Grid Reference:SS 954 124
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 485286

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TOMB (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 2000, Tiverton, 156 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV341848.

Chest tomb. Circa 1780, restored 1968. Portland stone chest tomb with a marble lid . The chest has fielded panels to the sides and ends and is inscribed: 'The family tomb of Mary Peard dated 31 December 1780 was restored in 1968 by the Mary Peard Trust'. Decayed inscription on lid and inscriptions to William Dickinson, died 1855 and his wife, died 1867. History: Mary Peard donated £1,000 to the Church of St George.

Google, 2012, Google Streetview (Website). SDV348799.

Chest tomb visible to right of main entrance to church.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341848List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 2000. Tiverton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 156.
SDV348799Website: Google. 2012. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV15283Part of: St George's Church, Tiverton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2012 10:45AM