RETAINING WALL OF CHURCHYARD TO CHURCHYARD NORTH AND WEST OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL'S

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1124717

Date first listed: 26-Jun-1987

Statutory Address: RETAINING WALL OF CHURCHYARD TO CHURCHYARD NORTH AND WEST OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL'S

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Location

Statutory Address: RETAINING WALL OF CHURCHYARD TO CHURCHYARD NORTH AND WEST OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL'S

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Minver Lowlands

National Grid Reference: SW9368475376

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SW 97 NW ST MINVER PORTHILLY LOWLANDS 3/322 Retaining wall of Churchyard to - north and west of Church of St. Michael's GV II Retaining wall of churchyard and flight of steps. Circa mid C19. Wall constructed of vertically coursed slate stones with intermediate piers of horizontally coursed slate stone. About 47 metres in length forming a retaining wall to the churchyard of St. Michael's Church, Porthilly (qv) and the south wall of Porthilly Cove on the east bank of the Camel estuary. A flight of stone rubble steps rises from the cove up to the churchyard with some reset dressed stone. The wall is reputed to have been planned by a vicar of St. Michael's when a small piece of land was recovered from the estuary. Maclean, Sir John Parochial and Family History or the Deanery of Trigg Minor in the County of Cornwall, 1879. vol. III.

Listing NGR: SW9368475376

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 351641

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Sources

Books and journals
Maclean, J, Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor in the County of Cornwall, (1879)

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