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ID:SDV23117
Title:Parishes Checked for References to Gallows
Originator:Gallant, L.
Date:Unknown
Summary:Pearse-Chope quotes 1635 reference to gallows and burial enclosure provided in 1557. Quotes Oliver's statement that over the entrance gate to the enclosure, which was let for building in 1827, was inscribed "March 18 (?28) 1557. This place was blessed by Lord James, Bishop, given by Mr John Peter, then Mayor, inclosed by Mrs Joan Tuckfield, late the wife of Mr. Jon Tuckfield, some time Mayor of Exeter. " quotes Shaw's 1788 reference to Heavytree Gallows with a square piece of ground inclosed by a strong wall. For the burial of sufferers.

Associated Monuments (23)

MDV49639Castle Green Gibbet, Barnstaple (Monument)
MDV41893Exeter, Livery Dole (Monument)
MDV18026Forches Cross, Highweek (Monument)
MDV49115Gallows at Ipplepen (Monument)
MDV21265Gallows Cross, Kingsteignton (Monument)
MDV21664Gallows Park Cross, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV49821Gallows, The Rolling Stone (Monument)
MDV49098Hemborough Gallows (Monument)
MDV49099Hemborough Gallows (Monument)
MDV49097Hemborough Gallows (Monument)
MDV49279Ideford, Forgein (Monument)
MDV49278Ideford, Forgein (Monument)
MDV17085Kingskerswell, Gallows Gate (Monument)
MDV49133Knave's Ash Gallows (Monument)
MDV49132Knave's Ash Gallows (Monument)
MDV49134Knave's Ash Gallows (Monument)
MDV44573Lapford, Higher Forches Cross (Monument)
MDV49056Lydford, Gallows Hills (Monument)
MDV17276Magdalen Gallows (Monument)
MDV49255Marldon, Cruel Cross (Monument)
MDV49905Staverton, Gibbet Hill (Monument)
MDV49334Teignmouth, Forches (Monument)
MDV49116Torbryan, Hangingate Close (Monument)