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CHURCHYARD RETAINING WALL WITH ENTRANCES ON NORTH, EAST, WITH ITS RAISED PAVEMENT, AND SOUTH SIDES. AND ASSOCIATED GRAVESLABS

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: CHURCHYARD RETAINING WALL WITH ENTRANCES ON NORTH, EAST, WITH ITS RAISED PAVEMENT, AND SOUTH SIDES. AND ASSOCIATED GRAVESLABS

List entry Number: 1141456

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CHURCHYARD RETAINING WALL WITH ENTRANCES ON NORTH, EAST, WITH ITS RAISED PAVEMENT, AND SOUTH SIDES. AND ASSOCIATED GRAVESLABS

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Newlyn East

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63976

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Details

ST NEWLYN EAST CHURCHTOWN SW 85 NW (North Side) 1/37 Churchyard retaining wall with entrances on north, east, with its raised pavement, and south sides. and associated graveslabs.

GV II

Churchyard retaining wall, probably medieval or earlier in origin. local moorstones of quartzite, elvan and killas, with entrances of squared granite, some ironwork. Churchyard wall of oval celtic 'clas' type, battered, in roughly coursed assorted stone laid in herringbone coursing, rebuilt on splay on south-west corner, and altered on west, and with pedestrian entrances on each cardinal point, that to west only of group value. North entrance to raised churchyard. Probably C16-C17. Granite. Approach of 5 steps to C19 wrought iron gate. Inner structure of local stone walls, approx 1.3m high with granite half-round flush copings, returning at ends to enclose a seat each side of pathway. Path has 5 transverse slabs set vertically retaining gravel. Iron overthrow on inner side, the lantern missing. Eastern entrance to raised churchyard. Also probably C16 - C17. Approach of 3 steps to ramp cobbled with quartzite, and simple iron handrail. Three further steps to gate, comprising walls approx 1.0m high, with half-round copings returned at ends to contain seat each side of pathway. North wall rebuilt as garden wall to Old Vicarage. South entrance of 4 steps from road within granite walls with half-round granite copings returned at ends to enclose seats. C19 wrought iron gate on inner side. Path to church lined with 36 handsomely lettered Delabole slate graveslabs by John Julefe of Colun, Samuel Jeffery, Clanville of Newlyn, Stephens of St Dennis, Nancarrow of Mitchell and other local masons, dating from 1799 to mid/late C19.

Listing NGR: SW8291256333

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National Grid Reference: SW 82910 56333

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