CARTER AND MATTHEWS HEADSTONES AT APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES NORTH OF WEST END OF CHURCH OF ST BREACA

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1158328
Date first listed:
26-Aug-1987
Statutory Address:
CARTER AND MATTHEWS HEADSTONES AT APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES NORTH OF WEST END OF CHURCH OF ST BREACA

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Location

Statutory Address:
CARTER AND MATTHEWS HEADSTONES AT APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES NORTH OF WEST END OF CHURCH OF ST BREACA

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Breage
National Grid Reference:
SW 61848 28479

Details

SW 62 NW BREAGE CHURCHTOWN, Breage

7/40 Carter & Matthews headstones at approx 12m north of west end of

Church of St. Breaca GV II

Group of 4 headstones. C18 and C19. Slate or slate and granite. Situated at the heads of parallel graves with incised inscriptions facing west. The left hand (north) stone is an incised square-headed slate monolith to Elizabeth, wife of Richard Carter died 1799 aged 22. The second from left stone is an incised slate monolith with shaped head to James Matthews of Tranno died 1791 aged 74; James, son of John and Charity Matthews, died 21st June 1808 aged 11 days and Henry Williams, died 1823 aged 21. The third from left stone is an incised slate monolith with complex shaped head inscribed by Robert Olivery of St Minver to: John Matthews of Tranno, died 1853 aged 82 and Charity, his wife, died 1847 aged 75. The right hand stone (south) is a flattened ogee headed dressed granite monolith with shaped-headed incised slate insert to: John Matthews, died 1839 aged 42 and his wife Mary died 1894 aged 82.

Listing NGR: SW6184828479

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
65738
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 26 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/04945/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Muriel M Somerfield. Source Historic England Archive
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