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HER Number:MDV74608
Name:Fox Chest Tomb, St Clement's Churchyard


Chest tomb approximately 10 metres north-west of the tower of the Church of St Clement, dated 1829, in memory of Thomas Fox.


Grid Reference:SX 869 514
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOWNSTAL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387198

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Department of National Heritage, 1994, Dartmouth (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV157498.

Fox chest tomb approximately 10 metres north-west of tower of Church of St Clement. Chest tomb dated 1829, in memory of Thomas Fox. Limestone chest tomb is rectangular in plan, flat lid with moulded edges, moulded plinth, inset corners with fluted pilasters, and rectangular panels with concave corners each side. The lid is inscribed with Roman serif upper and lower case lettering with italics, and records the death of Thomas Fox in 1829. Further inscriptions on the lid and sides record the deaths of other members of the Fox family who died later in the 19th century. A stone kerb around the tomb has sockets for iron railings.
Map object based on this source.

Ordnance Survey, 2009, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV341569.

Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV157498List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 1994. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound.
SDV341569Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2009. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV15638Related to: St Clement's Church, Townstal, Dartmouth (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 10 2013 10:38AM