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Retaining Wall, Steps and Sundial at the West End of the Churchyard of Church of St Goran

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Goran, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2465 / 50°14'47"N

Longitude: -4.8077 / 4°48'27"W

OS Eastings: 199917

OS Northings: 42276

OS Grid: SW999422

Mapcode National: GBR ZX.HDHB

Mapcode Global: FRA 08TC.W99

Entry Name: Retaining Wall, Steps and Sundial at the West End of the Churchyard of Church of St Goran

Listing Date: 15 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144753

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71612

Location: St. Goran, Cornwall, PL26

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Goran

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Goran

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 94 SE
3/114 Retaining wall, steps and sundial
- at the west end of the churchyard
of Church of St Goran


Retaining wall, steps and sundial. C19. Slatestone rubble and granite. The
retaining wall is about 10 metres long, about one metre high on the inner side, with
chamfered granite coping. The wall turns a right angle to the steps; a flight of ten
wide granite steps with a similar wall along the outer side. The wall at the inner
side is swept round about 12 metres to north, diminishing in height with the slope of
the ground. There is a chamfered granite pier about 1½ metres high, set into the
wall, with a copper sundial with gnomon set on top, dated 1708.

Listing NGR: SW9991742276

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

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