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GROUP OF 3 CHEST TOMBS AT ABOUT 45M NORTH OF WEST END OF CHURCH OF SAINT WENAPPA

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GROUP OF 3 CHEST TOMBS AT ABOUT 45M NORTH OF WEST END OF CHURCH OF SAINT WENAPPA

List entry Number: 1136506

Location

GROUP OF 3 CHEST TOMBS AT ABOUT 45M NORTH OF WEST END OF CHURCH OF SAINT WENAPPA, CHURCHTOWN

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Gwennap

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Feb-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63225

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History

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Details

GWENNAP CHURCHTOWN, Gwennap SW 74 SW 4/127 Group of 3 chest tombs at about - 45m north of west end of Church of Saint Wenappa GV II 3 chest tombs. Late C18 and early C19. Granite ashlar sides and slate lids. Each chest is rectangular on plan and orientated west to east. Chest to south has granite border to lid with robust angled torus moulding and incised slate set within and inscription to Loveday Laynten, died 1795, aged 33 and Richard Harvey, died 1799, aged 38. Chest to north has side of 3 ashlar courses and plain incised slate lid to: Philippa, daughter of Michael and Jane Williams, who died in her infancy; Michael Williams, died 1821, aged 51, and Jane Williams, died 1813. Chest to east of this has sides of monoliths; granite border to lid with cavetto cornice, and incised slate within, inscribed to: William Simmons, died 1793, aged 47; Thomas Simmons, died 1840, aged 73, and others.

Listing NGR: SW7386240148

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National Grid Reference: SW7386240148

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