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Tombchest of John Carne 1 Metre to South of South Aisle of Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Kew, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5581 / 50°33'29"N

Longitude: -4.7944 / 4°47'39"W

OS Eastings: 202170

OS Northings: 76883

OS Grid: SX021768

Mapcode National: GBR ZW.VXN4

Mapcode Global: FRA 07VL.811

Entry Name: Tombchest of John Carne 1 Metre to South of South Aisle of Church of St James

Listing Date: 26 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116836

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351538

Location: St. Kew, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Kew

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Kew

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

5/194 Tombchest of John Carne lm to south
- of south aisle of Church of
St. James
Tombchest. 1709. In memory of John Carne, gent, who died in 1709. Ashlar stone
chest with slate lid. Lid with incised panel with nowy-head at top and bottom and
well engraved inscription in upper and lower case lettering with serifs and coat of
arms below with pelican pecking its breast. Verse
'When I consider'd new Jerusalem
Wherem's reserv'd my Crown my diadem
Oh then I Long'd the same for to enjoy
And leave this world which doth my peace anoy
I come dear Lord the floods here rise
These troubled seas some nought but mire
My soul unto her Saviour flies
Farewell false world Heaven's my desire'.
Tombchest of high quality.

Listing NGR: SX0216876884

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