Medbury Chest Tombs East Of Church Of St Paul

20 Sep 1999
Medbury Chest Tombs East Of Church Of St Paul, Ludgvan, Penwith, Cornwall, TR20 8EZ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LUDGVAN LUDGVAN CHURCHTOWN SW 53 SW 8/44 Medbury chest tombs east of Church - of St Paul GV II 2 chest tombs. Circa 1800. South chest to Richard John Medbury of Bowgheer, died 1799, also Richard John, son of Captain Richard John and Grandson of Thomas John died 1810 aged 11 relict of Captain Richard John died 1800 aged 55. North chest to John Medbury Lieut. of Royal Invalids, Scilly, died 1800 aged 77; George John, son of Captain Richard John of Marazion, died 1801, aged 4, and Margaret Medbury, died 1819 aged 71.

Both chests are granite ashlar with projecting square-edged lids with inscribed slate inserts. Rectangular-on-plan.

Listing NGR: SW5053733032


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0423 IOE Records taken by Richard Clegg; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Richard Clegg. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Clegg, Richard

Rights Holder: Clegg, Richard


Ashlar, Granite, Slate, Georgian Chest Tomb, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site