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HER Number:MDV72985
Name:Newman Chest Tomb at St Thomas's Parish Church


19th century Newman chest tomb at St Thomas's parish church


Grid Reference:SX 931 808
Map Sheet:SX98SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMamhead
Ecclesiastical ParishMAMHEAD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TOMB (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1988, Mamhead (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337182.

Newman chest tomb and railings immediately south of the vestry of the Church of St Thomas. Chest tomb and railings. Early 19th century. Stone chest and lid; iron railings. High quality chest with half-balusters at the corners and a finely-carved lid with a strapwork border, armorial bearings with mantling carved in relief and a carved inscription in Gothic lettering recording the Newman family vault with a date of 1843. Railings with cylindrical verticals with pointed finials and columnar corner balusters. Other details: LBS No 85968.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337182List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Mamhead. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV10052Related to: St Thomas's Parish Church, Mamhead (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 21 2006 4:39PM