MEM25102 - St John the Evangelist Churchyard, Countisbury (Monument)
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St John the Evangelist. Very high up, with views on all sides, at the start of the path to Foreland Point.  Gunner Basil Pennicott of the Royal Artillery was killed in August 1940 and is buried in the churchyard. His headstone is maintained by the CWGC.  The church is depicted as a side view on the 1840 Lynton Tithe map, shown in an open area.  The churchyard is depicted on the c. 1841 Countisbury Tithe map.  The churchyard is depicted on the 2021 MasterMap data. 
- <1> SMO4764 Monograph: Cherry, B. + Pevsner, N.. 1999. The Buildings of England: Devon. Penguin Books. 2nd Edition. 292.
- <2> SEM7925 Website: Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) website. http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2441404/PENNICOTT,%20BASIL.
- <3> SEM7677 Map: 1840. Lynton and Lynmouth Parish Tithe Map and Apportionment.
- <4> SEM8072 Map: <1841. Countisbury Tithe Map and Apportionment.
- <5>XY SEM8512 Map: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #47762 ]
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7472 4976 (57m by 61m)|
|Civil Parish||COUNTISBURY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
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- Church Heritage Record ID: 615473
- Devon SMR Monument ID: 678
- Devon SMR Monument ID: 679
- Devon SMR Monument ID: 680
- Devon SMR: SS74NW/13
- Devon SMR: SS74NW/13/1
- Devon SMR: SS74NW/13/2
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20043
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20044
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Dec 16 2021 1:29PM
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