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Tombchest of Joan Watchott 1 Metre to South of Nave Near South Porch of Church of St Julitta

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Juliot, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.6904 / 50°41'25"N

Longitude: -4.6502 / 4°39'0"W

OS Eastings: 212906

OS Northings: 91212

OS Grid: SX129912

Mapcode National: GBR N5.5Z6T

Mapcode Global: FRA 1747.XXB

Plus Code: 9C2QM8RX+5W

Entry Name: Tombchest of Joan Watchott 1 Metre to South of Nave Near South Porch of Church of St Julitta

Listing Date: 20 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143462

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68796

Location: St. Juliot, Cornwall, PL35

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Juliot

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Otterham, Saint Juliot and Lesnewth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

Tagged with: Tomb

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SX 19 SW
2/124 Tombchest of Joan Watchott lm to
to south of nave near south porch
of Church of St Julitta
Tombchest. 1685. In memory of Joan, wife of William Watchott of parish who died in
1685. Stone rubble chest with rectangular slate lid. Inscription in upper and lower
case italic lettering. Verse in central panel framed by aedicular surround; the
capitals decorated with sylised motifs and a stylised riband with leaf decoration
terminating in scrolls. Verse;
If virtue could have priviledged from death
the envious fates had never stopt thy breath
but eas the eagle casting of her bill
- erves her age, soe's thou hadst lived still
- noblest change which hath but remov'd thee
- earth below to the societie
- tes above; where yo in consort sing
Praise of God: heavens almight King.

Listing NGR: SX1290691212

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