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Downing and Bellman Tombs at Approximately 3 Metres South of Church of St Mawnan

A Grade II Listed Building in Mawnan, Cornwall

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142080

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66201

Location: Mawnan, Cornwall, TR11

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Mawnan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Mawnan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 72 NE MAWNAN MAWNAN

9/216 Downing and Bellman tombs at
- approximately 3 metres south of
Church of St Mawnan

GV II


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
elvan.
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

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

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