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Chest Tomb to Alford Family at About 15m South of Church of Saint Wenappa

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwennap, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2175 / 50°13'2"N

Longitude: -5.1709 / 5°10'15"W

OS Eastings: 173889

OS Northings: 40084

OS Grid: SW738400

Mapcode National: GBR Z7.DDTC

Mapcode Global: FRA 081G.5BH

Entry Name: Chest Tomb to Alford Family at About 15m South of Church of Saint Wenappa

Listing Date: 3 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63221

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
4/123 Chest tomb to Alford family at
- about 15m south of Church of Saint
Chest tomb. Early C19. Granite ashlar sides, slate lid within granite border.
Rectangular on plan orientated roughly west to east. Projecting lid has cavetto and
bullnose border. Slate slab has incised lettering with inscription to: John
Alford, died 1828, aged 72; Elizabeth wife of John Alford , died 1811, aged 72;
Elizabeth Bawden ......... and Richard Harvey Bawden, died 1879, aged 79.

Listing NGR: SW7388940084

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

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