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HER Number:MDV89158
Name:Dunsford Monument, St Peter's Churchyard


Dunsford monument in St Peters churchyard, to south-east of south porch, probably late 19th century.


Grid Reference:SS 954 128
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 485413

Monument Type(s) and Dates


Full description

Bluesky, 2006 - 2007, Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007 (Aerial Photograph). SDV341189.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Dunsford monument in St Peters churchyard, 6.6 metres south-east of south porch. Probably late 19th century. White marble on a grey stone pedestal. Pedestal has moulded cap and base, the sides with roughened masonry. On it stands a tall, square tapered shaft with shaped top surmounted by an urn. Inscriptions in lead letters on all four sides. At the top of the north side is the inscription IN MEMORY OF MARTIN DUNSFORD OF TIVERTON SERGE MANUFACTURER A TRULY WISE AND SINCERELY GOOD MAN DIED OCTR. 30th 1763 AGED 52. On the west side is MARTIN DUNSFORD AUTHOR OF THE HISTORICAL MEMORIES OF TIVERTON DIED MARCH 13 - 1807. AGED 63 YEARS. On the east side is an inscription to Gideon Acland Boyce (died 1861), the architect. Several other members of the Dunsford, Boyce, Acland and Pratt families are commemorated, their dates of death ranging from 1771 to 1936.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341189Aerial Photograph: Bluesky. 2006 - 2007. Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007. Bluesky. Photograph (Digital).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV50030Part of: St Peter's Churchyard (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 29 2012 12:01PM