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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
Plus Code: 9C2P6R9H+5C
Entry Name: Pair of Chest Tombs to Beauchamp Family at About 44 Metres and 47 Metres North of West End of Church of Saint Wenappa
Listing Date: 3 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1140944
English Heritage Legacy ID: 63224
Location: Gwennap, Cornwall, TR16
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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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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