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HER Number:MDV75573
Name:Kent Headstone, St Mary's Church, Bideford


Headstone, slate with rounded top with carving of angel, to Philip Kent and James Heard of Bideford. Dated 1752.


Grid Reference:SS 453 263
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBideford
Ecclesiastical ParishBIDEFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 375794

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GRAVESTONE (XVIII - 1752 AD to 1752 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of National Heritage, 19/04/1993, Bideford, 93 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV338459.

Headstone approximately 16 metres south-west of south aisle of Church of St Mary, to Philip Kent of Bideford, died 04.06.1752; also James Heard of Bideford, died 12.06.1752. Slate with rounded top containing primitive low-relief carving: winged angel's head blowing the last trump.

Rushton, N., 2006, River Torridge Pipeline, Bideford, Devon: Rapid Archaeological Appraisal, 7, 12 (Report - Interim). SDV342463.

WA 24.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV338459List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 19/04/1993. Bideford. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 93. [Mapped feature: #48227 ]
SDV342463Report - Interim: Rushton, N.. 2006. River Torridge Pipeline, Bideford, Devon: Rapid Archaeological Appraisal. Wessex Archaeology Report. 62220.01. A4 Stapled. 7, 12.

Associated Monuments

MDV483Related to: Church of St Mary, Bideford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4517 - Archaeological Appraisal of River Torridge Pipeline Routes, Bideford, Devon

Date Last Edited:Sep 12 2012 11:54AM