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Headstone to Thomas Martin at Approx 25m South of East End of All Hallows Church of Saint Kea

A Grade II Listed Building in Kea, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.243 / 50°14'34"N

Longitude: -5.0722 / 5°4'19"W

OS Eastings: 181045

OS Northings: 42623

OS Grid: SW810426

Mapcode National: GBR ZD.MW96

Mapcode Global: FRA 088D.1SR

Entry Name: Headstone to Thomas Martin at Approx 25m South of East End of All Hallows Church of Saint Kea

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160190

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63449

Location: Kea, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Kea

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Kea

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


2/165 Headstone to Thomas Martin at
approx 25m south of east end of
All Hallows Church of Saint Kea


Headstone. 1805. To Thomas Martin by Isbell of Truro. Dressed shaped granite slab
with inscribed slate insert. West face of slab with shaped head has incised
inscription in fat face lettering which states: This stone records the first Burial
in this Churchyard on Sunday Aug XI MD CC V.
The present church, of 1896, replaces a church of 1802 designed by James Wyatt, and
the churchyard dates from then. Very few tomb monuments survive at the earlier
church at Old Kea; so the earlier C19 churchyard monuments in this churchyard, though
modest architecturally, are historically important for this parish.

Listing NGR: SW8104542623

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