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Harvey Tomb at Approximately 2 Metres North of West End of Church of Saint Winnear

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1875 / 50°11'15"N

Longitude: -5.3707 / 5°22'14"W

OS Eastings: 159488

OS Northings: 37382

OS Grid: SW594373

Mapcode National: GBR FX35.YJ8

Mapcode Global: VH12N.VKL3

Plus Code: 9C2P5JQH+2P

Entry Name: Harvey Tomb at Approximately 2 Metres North of West End of Church of Saint Winnear

Listing Date: 14 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143695

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70122

Location: Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall, TR27

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gwinear-Gwithian

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Gwinear

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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SW 53 NE
4/27 Harvey tomb at approximately 2
metres north of west end of Church
- of Saint Winnear

Chest tomb. Circa 1850. To John Harvey, who established a foundry at Hayle, died
1803 aged 73 ; Joanna (Pearce) died 1807, aged 73 and Henry their son, died 1850 aged
73, after an active life in which he largely developed the harbour of Hayle together
with the foundry and the trade at that port. Dressed and polished granite.
Rectangular-on-plan sarcophagus chest standing within an outer kerb with fence. The
chest has a moulded plinth and cornice and hipped lid ; the fence has 8 cast-iron
trust stanchions with acanthus plinths and ball finials carrying chains with
alternate rectangular and spiked links. The ironwork is presumably by the family
firm (Harveys of Hayle).
John Harvey and Anne Pearce were the parents of Jane who married Richard Trevithick,
the famous engineer.

Listing NGR: SW5948737383

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