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HER Number:MDV76810
Name:Loriam Headstone in St. John's Churchyard, Yarcombe


Headstone dated 1674 in memory of Ellinor Loriam.


Grid Reference:ST 245 082
Map Sheet:ST20NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishYarcombe
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishYARCOMBE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 86746

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GRAVESTONE (XVII - 1674 AD to 1674 AD (Throughout))

Full description

Clements, H. A., Report on Buildings at Risk in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills, 19, 48, 94 (Report - non-specific). SDV344049.

Risk level 3A. Poor condition (B.A.R 2.0.3A).

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

Loriam headstone approximately 4 metres west of the tower of the Church of St. John. Small headstone. Dated 1674 in memory of Ellinor Loriam. Limestone. Upright slab standing approximately 400 millimetres high. It is square-headed. At the top is inscribed a round-headed arch enriched with scrolls and springing from moulded corbels. Below the arch is the inscription in crude Gothic lettering. It records the death of Ellinor Loriam in 1674. 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: #48438 ]
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. 19, 48, 94.

Associated Monuments

MDV1903Related to: St John the Baptish Parish Church, Yarcombe (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4580 - Buildings at Risk Survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 19 2011 3:46PM