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HER Number:MDV76491
Name:Chest Tomb in Memory of Peter Wicare in St. Marys Churchyard, Burlescombe


Chest tomb in memory of Peter Wicare who died 1638.


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): 95878

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHEST TOMB (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Other details: Site 25.

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

Wicare chest tomb approximately 13 metres south-east of aisle of Church of St. Mary. Chest tomb. Dated 1638 in memory of Peter Wicare. Hamstone ashlar. Chest tomb with a flat soffit-moulded lid, and plain sides, it sits on a moulded plinth. The southern long side is inscribed with neat Roman serif capitals and records the death of Peter Wicare in 1638.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV154869List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2010. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website. [Mapped feature: #48377 ]
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 3:05PM