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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.


List entry Number: 1142650



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Carn Brea

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 66670

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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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National Grid Reference: SW 68346 40723


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