MEM24651 - St Peter's Churchyard, Trentishoe (Monument)


The church to which the churchyard belongs dates to the 15th Century.

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Belongs to a minute church standing just by a farmstead in a sheltered fold below the bare downs, with the sea less than 1/2 mile away to the northwest. [1] Parish church. The earliest phase identified dates to the 15th Century. [2] A structure is present at this location on the 1842 Trentishoe Tithe map, within a parcel of land. They are labelled 63, which is described as "Church and Church Yard", owned by The Reverend Charles Griffiths as Glebe land. [7] The churchyard appears to have been extended to the south since the 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map was surveyed. [8,9]

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  • <1> Monograph: Cherry, B. + Pevsner, N.. 1999. The Buildings of England: Devon. Penguin Books. 2nd Edition. 876.
  • <2> Index: Department of the Environment. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest . HHR: Trentishoe (9 April 1987) 86.
  • <7> Map: 1842. Trentishoe Tithe Map and Apportionment. Land parcel 63.
  • <8> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <9> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.



Grid reference Centred SS 6465 4860 (29m by 46m)
Map sheet SS64NW

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Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:18PM


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