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HER Number:MDV76758
Name:Chest Tomb in St. Mary's Churchyard, Upottery


Anonymous chest tomb. Probably 18th century in date.


Grid Reference:ST 201 075
Map Sheet:ST20NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUpottery
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUPOTTERY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 86691

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHEST TOMB (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Clements, H. A., Report on Buildings at Risk in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills, 18, 95 (Report - non-specific). SDV344049.

Risk level 3A, in poor condition (B.A.R 2.0.3A). Other details: Photo missing.

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

Anonymous chest tomb approximately three metres north of the aisle of the Church of St. Mary. Probably 18th century. Hamstone. Chest tomb is rectangular in plan on a moulded plinth and has a soffit-moulded lid with a low-pitched ridge on the top. The sides have rectangular panels with bead-moulded surrounds, two on each long side and one each end. There is apparently no inscription although the west end is very overgrown. Date listed: 16th 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: #48422 ]
SDV344049Report - non-specific: Clements, H. A.. Report on Buildings at Risk in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills. Devon County Council Report. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. 18, 95.

Associated Monuments

MDV15006Related to: St Mary's Church, Upottery (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4580 - Buildings at Risk Survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 19 2011 3:44PM