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HER Number:MDV94220
Name:Harvey Headstone in Throwleigh Churchyard


Late 17th-early 18th century gravestone in memory of William Harvey.


Grid Reference:SX 667 907
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHROWLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GRAVESTONE (XVII to XVIII - 1601 AD to 1800 AD)

Full description

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

Harvey headstone approximately 4 metres south-east of chancel of church of St. Mary. Headstone. Late 17th - early 18th century in memory of William Harvey. Upright slab standing approximately 500 millimetres high with shaped head. The top part of the front contains a sunken panel with a winged cherubs head in low relief. The inscription is in neat Roman serif upper and lower case lettering and records the burial of William Harvey but the date is buried following a valedictory introduction beginning 'This Dartmoor stone….'. Date listed: 16th September 1987. May object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV114078Part of: Graveyard, St. Mary's Church, Throwleigh (Monument)
MDV6974Related to: Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Throwleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 19 2016 12:33PM