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Group of 3 Chest Tombs at About 15m North of West End of Church of Saint Wenappa

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwennap, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2178 / 50°13'4"N

Longitude: -5.1712 / 5°10'16"W

OS Eastings: 173867

OS Northings: 40124

OS Grid: SW738401

Mapcode National: GBR Z7.DDR2

Mapcode Global: FRA 081G.55Y

Entry Name: Group of 3 Chest Tombs at About 15m North of West End of Church of Saint Wenappa

Listing Date: 3 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140943

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63220

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

GWENNAP CHURCHTOWN, Gwennap
SW 74 SW
4/122 Group of 3 chest tombs at about
- 15m north of west end of Church of
Saint Wenappa
GV II
3 chest tombs. Late C18 and early/mid C19. For Treweek family and Goldsworthy
family. Granite ashlar sides and slate lids. Each chest is rectangular on plan.
Ashlar sides have drill holes presumably for attaching further inscribed slates.
Plain slate lids with incised lettering.
South tomb, aligned north south, is to: Thomas Treweek, died 1841, aged 79 and
Cathering Treweek, died 1850, aged 77.
Tomb to north, aligned west to east: Francis Treweek, died 1840, aged 65. Most
northerly tomb, also west to east and partly fallen: Joseph Goldsworthy, died 1786;
Richard Goldsworthy, died 1797, aged 74, and Thomas, son of Richard and Mary
Goldsworthy, died 1806, aged 47.


Listing NGR: SW7386740124

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

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