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Latitude: 50.1038 / 50°6'13"N
Longitude: -5.095 / 5°5'41"W
OS Eastings: 178778
OS Northings: 27226
OS Grid: SW787272
Mapcode National: GBR ZC.LNT7
Mapcode Global: FRA 086R.4WK
Entry Name: Downing and Bellman Tombs at Approximately 3 Metres South of Church of St Mawnan
Listing Date: 17 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142080
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66201
Location: Mawnan, Cornwall, TR11
Civil Parish: Mawnan
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Mawnan
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 72 NE MAWNAN MAWNAN
9/216 Downing and Bellman tombs at
- approximately 3 metres south of
Church of St Mawnan
2 chest tombs. Early C19. Larger (north) tomb to the Downing family, the other tomb
to Catherine Bellman died 18- aged 52. The Downing chest has large base of dressed
granite monoliths and the panelled chest is of freestone or possibly fine grained
The Bellman chest has brick sides and moulded inscribed limestone lid. Both chests
are rectangular on plan.
The Downing chest has incised inscription to 5 of its 6 side and end panels. The
chest has a chamfered plinth and moulded lid.
Listing NGR: SW7877827226
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