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Retaining Wall of Churchyard to Churchyard North and West of Church of St Michael's

A Grade II Listed Building in Rock, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5417 / 50°32'30"N

Longitude: -4.9132 / 4°54'47"W

OS Eastings: 193684

OS Northings: 75376

OS Grid: SW936753

Mapcode National: GBR ZP.8W4W

Mapcode Global: FRA 07LM.PQF

Plus Code: 9C2QG3RP+MP

Entry Name: Retaining Wall of Churchyard to Churchyard North and West of Church of St Michael's

Listing Date: 26 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124717

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351641

Location: St. Minver Lowlands, Cornwall, PL27

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Minver Lowlands

Built-Up Area: Rock

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Minver with St Enodoc and St Michael Rock

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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3/322 Retaining wall of Churchyard to
- north and west of Church of
St. Michael's
Retaining wall of churchyard and flight of steps. Circa mid C19. Wall constructed
of vertically coursed slate stones with intermediate piers of horizontally coursed
slate stone. About 47 metres in length forming a retaining wall to the churchyard of
St. Michael's Church, Porthilly (qv) and the south wall of Porthilly Cove on the east
bank of the Camel estuary.
A flight of stone rubble steps rises from the cove up to the churchyard with some
reset dressed stone.
The wall is reputed to have been planned by a vicar of St. Michael's when a small
piece of land was recovered from the estuary.
Maclean, Sir John Parochial and Family History or the Deanery of Trigg Minor
in the County of Cornwall, 1879. vol. III.

Listing NGR: SW9368475376

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