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Memorial to Michael Chuke About 8 Metres North of Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Kilkhampton, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.8753 / 50°52'30"N

Longitude: -4.4851 / 4°29'6"W

OS Eastings: 225256

OS Northings: 111359

OS Grid: SS252113

Mapcode National: GBR K4.T5ML

Mapcode Global: FRA 16HS.GHY

Entry Name: Memorial to Michael Chuke About 8 Metres North of Church of St James

Listing Date: 9 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141827

English Heritage Legacy ID: 64831

Location: Kilkhampton, Cornwall, EX23

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Kilkhampton

Built-Up Area: Kilkhampton

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Kilkhampton

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


4/20 Memorial to Michael Chuke
- about 8 metres north of Church of
St James
- II

Headstone to Michael Chuke, 1679-1742. Mid C18. Stone headstone with swan-necked
top. Michael Chuke of Kilkhampton was a pupil of Grinling Gibbons and carved
numerous memorials in Kilkampton church (q.v.) He worked at Stowe for the
Grenvilles, carving a pulpit and wainscoting in the chapel, this woodwork moved in
1739 to the private chapel of Stowe in Buckinghamshire. R Gunnis, Dictionary of
British Sculptors, 1660-1851, (1951)

Listing NGR: SS2525611359

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