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Churchyard Retaining Wall with Entrances on North, East, with Its Raised Pavement, and South Sides. and Associated Graveslabs

A Grade II Listed Building in St Newlyn East, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3668 / 50°22'0"N

Longitude: -5.054 / 5°3'14"W

OS Eastings: 182910

OS Northings: 56333

OS Grid: SW829563

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.PTX9

Mapcode Global: FRA 0892.GVB

Entry Name: Churchyard Retaining Wall with Entrances on North, East, with Its Raised Pavement, and South Sides. and Associated Graveslabs

Listing Date: 16 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141456

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63976

Location: St. Newlyn East, Cornwall, TR8

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Newlyn East

Built-Up Area: St Newlyn East

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Newlyn

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 85 NW
(North Side)
1/37 Churchyard retaining wall
with entrances on north,
east, with its raised
pavement, and south sides.
and associated graveslabs.


Churchyard retaining wall, probably medieval or earlier in origin. local
moorstones of quartzite, elvan and killas, with entrances of squared
granite, some ironwork. Churchyard wall of oval celtic 'clas' type,
battered, in roughly coursed assorted stone laid in herringbone coursing,
rebuilt on splay on south-west corner, and altered on west, and with
pedestrian entrances on each cardinal point, that to west only of group
North entrance to raised churchyard. Probably C16-C17. Granite. Approach
of 5 steps to C19 wrought iron gate. Inner structure of local stone
walls, approx 1.3m high with granite half-round flush copings, returning
at ends to enclose a seat each side of pathway. Path has 5 transverse
slabs set vertically retaining gravel. Iron overthrow on inner side, the
lantern missing.
Eastern entrance to raised churchyard. Also probably C16 - C17.
Approach of 3 steps to ramp cobbled with quartzite, and simple iron
handrail. Three further steps to gate, comprising walls approx 1.0m high,
with half-round copings returned at ends to contain seat each side of
pathway. North wall rebuilt as garden wall to Old Vicarage.
South entrance of 4 steps from road within granite walls with half-round
granite copings returned at ends to enclose seats. C19 wrought iron gate
on inner side.
Path to church lined with 36 handsomely lettered Delabole slate graveslabs
by John Julefe of Colun, Samuel Jeffery, Clanville of Newlyn, Stephens of
St Dennis, Nancarrow of Mitchell and other local masons, dating from 1799
to mid/late C19.

Listing NGR: SW8291256333

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

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