Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1142650

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1989



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District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Carn Brea

National Grid Reference: SW 68346 40723


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CARN BREA SW 64 SE 5/122 Dunstanville Memorial GV

Memorial to Lord Dunstanville and Basset of Tehidy. Dated 1836 on base. Dressed granite in large blocks. Massive tapering octagonal cross; plinth approx. 12 metres square and 3 metres high, with round-headed doorway in south side; square 2-course base to short octagonal broached pedestal with weathered coping, south side of pedestal inscribed:- THE COUNTY OF CORNWALL IN MEMORY OF LORD DUNSTANVILLE AND BASSET AD 1836 Small square opening at top of each cardinal side of shaft; concave-sided cross pierced from front to back by a diamond-shaped opening. With Carn Brea Castle to east, a very prominent landmark, perhaps designed also to serve as a navigational beacon for shipping off the north coast.

Listing NGR: SW6834640723


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Legacy System number: 66670

Legacy System: LBS

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