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5 Chest Tombs from 3m South East of Church of Saint Wenappa

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwennap, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2176 / 50°13'3"N

Longitude: -5.1707 / 5°10'14"W

OS Eastings: 173901

OS Northings: 40099

OS Grid: SW739400

Mapcode National: GBR Z7.DDVF

Mapcode Global: FRA 081G.5CJ

Entry Name: 5 Chest Tombs from 3m South East of Church of Saint Wenappa

Listing Date: 3 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63216

Location: Gwennap, Cornwall, TR16

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gwennap

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Gwennap

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 74 SW

5 chest tombs from 3m south east
of Church of Saint Wenappa


Group of chest tombs with indecipherable or hidden inscriptions. Circa late
C18/early C19. All with granite ashlar sides. 3 to south with granite lids. One to
north with slate lid and one to far north with lid missing or buried under soil
deposition. Each chest is rectangular on plan and orientated west to east. Second
and third chest from south each have central raised rectangular panel. All are very
overgrown with ivy.

Listing NGR: SW7390140099

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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