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HER Number:MDV72986
Name:Two Chest Tombs at St Thomas's Parish Church


Two 19th century chest tombs 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.

Pair of chest tombs immediately south-east of the chancel of the Church of St Thomas. Pair of chest tombs. Early and late 19th century. The southern is a low coped chest complete with surrounding railings with spear finials and columnar corner standards with finials. Inscription commemorates John Harding, died 1862. To the north probably early 19th century chest with corner pilasters and a moulded lid. Inscription illegible. Other details: LBS No 86969.

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 4:46PM