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HER Number:MDV73920
Name:St John the Baptist Parish Church, Chest Tomb and Headstone


19th century chest tomb and headstone at St John the Baptist parish church in 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.

Underhill chest tomb, headstone and low railings about 11 metres south of the chancel of the parish church of St John the Baptist in Bishopsteignton. Chest tomb, headstone and railings. Late 19th century. Marble chest and headstone, iron railings. Coped marble chest with a triangular-headed headstone with a finial; inscription commemorates Joseph Underhill, died 1887. Low barley sugar rails supported on ornamental barley sugar corner standards with foliage spandrels. Other details: LBS No 85689.

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 4:32PM