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Pair of Chest Tombs to Beauchamp Family at About 44 and 47m 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: -5.1715 / 5°10'17"W

OS Eastings: 173850

OS Northings: 40141

OS Grid: SW738401

Mapcode National: GBR Z7.D6PX

Mapcode Global: FRA 081G.52L

Entry Name: Pair of Chest Tombs to Beauchamp Family at About 44 and 47m North of West End of Church of Saint Wenappa

Listing Date: 3 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140944

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63224

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

Pair of chest tombs to Beauchamp family at about 44 metres and 47 metres north of west end of Church of Saint Wenappa

Pair of chest tombs. Late C18 for the Beauchamp family. White limestone sides with black freestone lids. Each chest is rectangular on plan and are placed centrally within rectangular paved base formerly with railing over outer plinth. Each chest has plinth, bulbous square-on-plan nook corner balusters with leaf carving to waist level and to capitals. Beauchamp coat of arms within pellet moulded vertical oval to ends and panelled sides. Incised lettering to plain lids.

North tomb is to: Robert Beauchamp, died 1--0, and his wife, died 1817, aged 20:
Joseph Beauchamp, died 18-0, aged 60.

South tomb: Elizabeth Beauchamp, died 1807, aged 78; Joseph Crammer Beauchamp, died 1--0, and Catherine his wife, died 1791, aged 10 months, (presumably a mistake by the mason) and their daughter Elizabeth Martha Beauchamp, died 17-2, aged 5 years.

Listing NGR: SW7385040141

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