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HER Number:MDV75899
Name:Two Chest Tombs south of St Thomas's Church, Mamhead


Two 17th century chest tombs to the south of St Thomas's church at Mamhead


Grid Reference:SX 931 807
Map Sheet:SX98SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMamhead
Ecclesiastical ParishMAMHEAD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 432374

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHEST TOMB (XVI to XVII - 1600 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

English Heritage, 2009, List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV343181.

Pair of chest tombs about 1 metre south of the porch of the Church of St Thomas at mamhead Listed on 2nd December 1988. Pair of 17th century stone chest tombs. The northern tomb has engaged shafts with an oversailing chamfered lid, illegible inscription. About 2 metres south a stone chest with an oversailing lid has an illegible inscription. Other details: LBS Number 432374.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV343181List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2009. List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest. Historic Houses Register. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV10052Related to: St Thomas's Parish Church, Mamhead (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 21 2009 12:38PM