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HER Number:MDV73922
Name:St John the Baptist Parish Church, Chest Tomb


19th century chest tombs 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, 2007, Bishopsteignton (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV339304.

Chest tomb, headstone and railings against the south wall of the churchyard about 21 metres south east of St John the Baptist parish church in Bishopsteignton. Chest tomb, headstone and railings. Mid 19th century. Freestone coffin chest with coped lid with a roll-moulded cross carved in relief. A headstone to the west of the chest has a cross-shaped head and inscription commemorating Ellen Mary Pickering, died 1853. Railings with fleur de lis finials and columnar corner standards with urn finials. Other details: LBS No 85691.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339304List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 2007. 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 5:02PM