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Carter and Matthews Headstones at Approximately 12 Metres North of West End of Church of St Breaca

A Grade II Listed Building in Breage, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1085 / 50°6'30"N

Longitude: -5.3321 / 5°19'55"W

OS Eastings: 161848

OS Northings: 28479

OS Grid: SW618284

Mapcode National: GBR FX6D.BCZ

Mapcode Global: VH132.JJHN

Entry Name: Carter and Matthews Headstones at Approximately 12 Metres North of West End of Church of St Breaca

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65738

Location: Breage, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Breage

Built-Up Area: Breage

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Breage with Godolphin and Ashton

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


7/40 Carter & Matthews headstones at
approx 12m north of west end of

Church of St. Breaca

Group of 4 headstones. C18 and C19. Slate or slate and granite. Situated at the
heads of parallel graves with incised inscriptions facing west.
The left hand (north) stone is an incised square-headed slate monolith to Elizabeth,
wife of Richard Carter died 1799 aged 22.
The second from left stone is an incised slate monolith with shaped head to James
Matthews of Tranno died 1791 aged 74; James, son of John and Charity Matthews, died
21st June 1808 aged 11 days and Henry Williams, died 1823 aged 21.
The third from left stone is an incised slate monolith with complex shaped head
inscribed by Robert Olivery of St Minver to: John Matthews of Tranno, died 1853 aged
82 and Charity, his wife, died 1847 aged 75.
The right hand stone (south) is a flattened ogee headed dressed granite monolith with
shaped-headed incised slate insert to: John Matthews, died 1839 aged 42 and his wife
Mary died 1894 aged 82.

Listing NGR: SW6184828479

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