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Latitude: 50.2211 / 50°13'15"N
Longitude: -5.2488 / 5°14'55"W
OS Eastings: 168346
OS Northings: 40723
OS Grid: SW683407
Mapcode National: GBR Z2.349V
Mapcode Global: VH12J.ZP0X
Entry Name: Dunstanville Memorial
Listing Date: 12 September 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142650
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66670
Location: Carn Brea, Cornwall, TR16
Civil Parish: Carn Brea
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Saint Illogan
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 64 SE
5/122 Dunstanville Memorial
Memorial to Lord Dunstanville and Basset of Tehidy. Dated 1836 on base.
Dressed granite in large blocks. Massive tapering octagonal cross; plinth approx.
12 metres square and 3 metres high, with round-headed doorway in south side;
square 2-course base to short octagonal broached pedestal with weathered coping,
south side of pedestal inscribed:-
COUNTY OF CORNWALL
IN MEMORY OF
Small square opening at top of each cardinal side of shaft; concave-sided cross
pierced from front to back by a diamond-shaped opening. With Carn Brea Castle
to east, a very prominent landmark, perhaps designed also to serve as a
navigational beacon for shipping off the north coast.
Listing NGR: SW6834640723
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