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HER Number:MDV76819
Name:Headstone in St. John's Churchyard, Yarcombe


18th century headstone.


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): 86749

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Illegible headstone approximately 6 metres north of aisle of the Church of St John. Headstone. 18th century. Hamstone. Upright slab standing approximately 1.3 metres high. Its shaped head is carved with a winged cherubs head flanked by scrolls. The panel below is surrounded by a frame enriched with scrolled foliage. The first word of the inscription is in Gothic lettering, the rest is Roman serif upper and lower case lettering but it is very faintly inscribed and is illegible in all but perfect lighting conditions. 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: #48441 ]

Associated Monuments

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

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 29 2010 11:50AM