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Dunstanville Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Carn Brea, Cornwall

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66670

Location: Carn Brea, Cornwall, TR16

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Carn Brea

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Saint Illogan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

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:-
AD 1836
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

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

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