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HILL CHEST TOMB AND 2 OTHER CHEST TOMBS ABOUT 3 METRES SOUTH EAST OF THE CHANCEL OF THE CHURCH OF ST MORWENNA

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: HILL CHEST TOMB AND 2 OTHER CHEST TOMBS ABOUT 3 METRES SOUTH EAST OF THE CHANCEL OF THE CHURCH OF ST MORWENNA

List entry Number: 1141775

Location

HILL CHEST TOMB AND 2 OTHER CHEST TOMBS ABOUT 3 METRES SOUTH EAST OF THE CHANCEL OF THE CHURCH OF ST MORWENNA

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Morwenstow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Sep-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 64905

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Details

SS 21 NW MORWENSTOW MORWENSTOW

1/100 Hill Chest Tomb and 2 other - chest tombs about 3 metres south east of the chancel of the Church of St Morwenna GV II

Group of 3 chest tombs. Hill memorial late C17/early C18; memorial to the west of the Hill memorial early C17; westernmost memorial probably late C18. Freestone ashlar and slate. Rectangular chests with inscribed slate lids. Easternmost chest commemorates John Hill, died 1697, and Martha Hill, died 1714. Angels heads carved in spandrels on lid. Tomb to the west of the Hill memorial has illegible inscription carved on the border of the lid, legible date of 1632. 3rd and westernmost chest tomb of the group has illegible inscription, date may be 1792.

Listing NGR: SS2052215303

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National Grid Reference: SS2052215303

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