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HER Number:MDV73917
Name:Pair of chest tombs, St John the Baptist Parish Church,


Pair of 19th century chest tombs, St John the Baptist Parish Church, Bishopsteignton.


Grid Reference:SX 911 734
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBishopsteignton
Ecclesiastical ParishBISHOPSTEIGNTON

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, Bishopsteignton (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV319942.

Pair of chest tombs in the southwest corner of churchyard at St John the Baptist parish church in Bishopsteignton. Pair of chest tombs. Early 19th century. Freestone. The eastern tomb has a panelled chest with corner pilasters and an oversailing lid. Inscription commemorates Edward Meadows, died 1815, (former railings no longer exist). One metre to the north west a second chest is panelled with a moulded plinth and corner pilasters. Illegible inscription on lid. Other details: LBS No 85686.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319942List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Bishopsteignton. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV9836Related to: Bishopsteignton, St John the Baptist's Parish Church (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2020 4:52PM