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HER Number:MDV76489
Name:Headstone to John Woodbury in St. Marys Churchyard, Burlescombe


Headstone dated 1746 in memory of John Woodbury.


Grid Reference:ST 076 166
Map Sheet:ST01NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBurlescombe
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBURLESCOMBE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 95876

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GRAVESTONE (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Scott Wilson, 2008, Hanson Town Farm, Devon. Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment, 11 (Report - Assessment). SDV344495.

Other details: Site 23.

English Heritage, 2010, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV154869.

Woodbury Headstone approximately 10 metres south of chancel of Church of St. Mary. Dated 1746 in memory of John Woodbury. Local grey limestone. Upright slab standing approximately 800 millimetres high with a segmental head, the front has an incised frame and is inscribed with Roman serif capitals including the occasional word in italic lettering. It records the death of John Woodbury in 1746. Date listed 17th March 1988.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV154869List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2010. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website. [Mapped feature: #48374 ]
SDV344495Report - Assessment: Scott Wilson. 2008. Hanson Town Farm, Devon. Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment. Scott Wilson Report. D118857. A4 Stapled + Digital. 11.

Associated Monuments

MDV76488Part of: St. Marys Churchyard, Burlescombe (Monument)
MDV1473Related to: St. Mary's Parish Church, Burlescombe (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4635 - Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment of Hanson Town Farm, Devon

Date Last Edited:Mar 26 2010 11:49AM