CHURCHYARD WALLS AND ADJOINING WAR MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1327529

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1988

Statutory Address: CHURCHYARD WALLS AND ADJOINING WAR MEMORIAL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCHYARD WALLS AND ADJOINING WAR MEMORIAL

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Buryan

National Grid Reference: SW 40929 25692

Details

ST BURYAN ST BURYAN SW 42 NW 5/143 - Churchyard walls and adjoining war memorial GV II Churchyard walls and adjoining war memorial C18 walls (partly rebuilt in the C20 reusing original stones), early C20 war memorial to those who died in the 1914-18 World War. Walls are partly granite ashlar, partly granite rubble. Shaped dressed granite copings. The walls surround an irregularly shaped churchyard. There are 2 gateways: The south gateway qv. and an east gateway with steps up between returned churchyard walls. War memorial is built into the churchyard wall south of the church and faces the road. It is of granite ashlar and dressed granite. The memorial is a large ogee-headed arched niche containing a pierced wheel-headed cross with crucifixion over an inscribed plinth which stands on a tabernacle-like pedestal. Part excavated 1985. Found to overlie 3 other walls, the earliest of which is probably the enclosure wall of a late Iron Age enclosed settlement. ("Round").

Listing NGR: SW4092925692

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 10 August 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 69697

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 10 August 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/251401
War Memorials Register, accessed 13 December 2016 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/9278

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