6 CHEST TOMBS 3M WEST OF CHURCH OF SAINT WENAPPA

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1140942
Date first listed:
03-Feb-1986
Statutory Address:
6 CHEST TOMBS 3M WEST OF CHURCH OF SAINT WENAPPA, CHURCHTOWN

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Location

Statutory Address:
6 CHEST TOMBS 3M WEST OF CHURCH OF SAINT WENAPPA, CHURCHTOWN

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Gwennap
National Grid Reference:
SW7387340101

Details

GWENNAP CHURCHTOWN, Gwennap SW 74 SW 4/119 6 Chest tombs 3m west of Church of Saint Wenappa GV II 4 linked chest tombs and 2 to north. Early C19. For Sampson family. Mostly granite ashlar. Group of 6 chest tombs set within granite border, originally with railings. All orientated west to east. 2 chests to north are very low with torus moulded lids. Those to south have 2 identical chests, north and south, of granite ashlar and plain lids flanking 2 later identical taller chests of stuccoed brick. Incised inscription at east end to: Mary, wife of Benjamin Sampson, aged 36, and Nicholas Sampson, died 1813, aged 11.

Listing NGR: SW7387340101

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
63217
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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Date: 01 Feb 2005
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