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Tombchest of Humphrey Iew 9 Metres to South East of Chancel of Church of St Symphorian

A Grade II Listed Building in Boscastle, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.6863 / 50°41'10"N

Longitude: -4.6968 / 4°41'48"W

OS Eastings: 209597

OS Northings: 90879

OS Grid: SX095908

Mapcode National: GBR N3.65CH

Mapcode Global: FRA 1718.B0P

Entry Name: Tombchest of Humphrey Iew 9 Metres to South East of Chancel of Church of St Symphorian

Listing Date: 20 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143472

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68718

Location: Forrabury and Minster, Cornwall, PL35

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Forrabury and Minster

Built-Up Area: Boscastle

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Forrabury

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


7/57 Tombchest of Humphrey Iew 9m to
south east of Chancel of Church of
St Symphorian
Tombchest 1718. In memory of Humphry Iew who died in 1718. Slate rubble chest and
rectangular slate lid. Marginal inscription with verse in central rectangular panel.
Inscribed in upper and lower case lettering with serifs. Verse:

Stay passenger, who ere thou be
Let this my death admonish thee
For strength and youth I was in prime
and yet cut of in the midst of time
(by accident) the boisterous sea
I to my grave was sent that way
& when death doth come to thee
Even as I am so shalt thou be

Listing NGR: SX0959790879

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