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Trefusis Chest Tomb About 1.5 Metres East of North Aisle of Church of St Constantine

A Grade II Listed Building in Constantine, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1183 / 50°7'5"N

Longitude: -5.1751 / 5°10'30"W

OS Eastings: 173120

OS Northings: 29077

OS Grid: SW731290

Mapcode National: GBR Z6.8RQF

Mapcode Global: FRA 081P.X9M

Entry Name: Trefusis Chest Tomb About 1.5 Metres East of North Aisle of Church of St Constantine

Listing Date: 17 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159317

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66066

Location: Constantine, Cornwall, TR11

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Constantine

Built-Up Area: Constantine

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Constantine

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


8/80 Trefusis chest tomb about 1.5
- metres east of north aisle of
Church of St Constantine


Chest tomb. Late C17. Granite ashlar chest with a cavetto moulded plinth and cyma
moulded cornice. The thick limestone lid is unmoulded and has a badly eroded
inscription on top to Elizabeth Trefusis who died in 1730.
The slate panel which belongs to the south side of the chest is now placed on the top
of the tomb; it has the arms of Trefusis impaling Trenarth (a chevron between 3
horses' heads) and an inscription to Ann, wife of Henry Trefusis who died in 1692,
qv. Trenarth Barton.

Listing NGR: SW7312029077

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

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