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6 CHEST TOMBS 3M WEST 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: 6 CHEST TOMBS 3M WEST OF CHURCH OF SAINT WENAPPA

List entry Number: 1140942

Location

6 CHEST TOMBS 3M WEST 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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63217

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SW7387340101

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