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Group of 3 Chest Tombs at About 45m North of West End of Church of Saint Wenappa

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwennap, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.218 / 50°13'4"N

Longitude: -5.1713 / 5°10'16"W

OS Eastings: 173862

OS Northings: 40148

OS Grid: SW738401

Mapcode National: GBR Z7.D6QZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 081G.54R

Entry Name: Group of 3 Chest Tombs at About 45m North of West End of Church of Saint Wenappa

Listing Date: 3 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63225

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
4/127 Group of 3 chest tombs at about
- 45m north of west end of Church of
Saint Wenappa
3 chest tombs. Late C18 and early C19. Granite ashlar sides and slate lids. Each
chest is rectangular on plan and orientated west to east. Chest to south has granite
border to lid with robust angled torus moulding and incised slate set within and
inscription to Loveday Laynten, died 1795, aged 33 and Richard Harvey, died 1799,
aged 38. Chest to north has side of 3 ashlar courses and plain incised slate lid to:
Philippa, daughter of Michael and Jane Williams, who died in her infancy; Michael
Williams, died 1821, aged 51, and Jane Williams, died 1813. Chest to east of this
has sides of monoliths; granite border to lid with cavetto cornice, and incised slate
within, inscribed to: William Simmons, died 1793, aged 47; Thomas Simmons, died 1840,
aged 73, and others.

Listing NGR: SW7386240148

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

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