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Chest Tomb at Approx 15m South East of Church of Saint Mylor

A Grade II Listed Building in Mylor Bridge, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1769 / 50°10'37"N

Longitude: -5.0539 / 5°3'13"W

OS Eastings: 182051

OS Northings: 35232

OS Grid: SW820352

Mapcode National: GBR ZG.2TYG

Mapcode Global: FRA 089K.8WY

Entry Name: Chest Tomb at Approx 15m South East of Church of Saint Mylor

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160477

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63508

Location: Mylor, Cornwall, TR11

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Mylor

Built-Up Area: Mylor Bridge

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Mylor

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


4/230 Chest tomb at approx 15m south east
of Church of Saint Mylor


Chest tomb. 1793. To George Wauchope who died aged 60. Granite ashlar sides,
granite lid with moulded border framing slate insert with incised inscription and
moulded border. Rectangular-on-plan.
Epitaph: Let his errors rest in peace, his excellence deserve admiration; let me with the wife admire his Wisdom; let the Envious and the Ignorant ridicule his foibles, the folly of others is ever more ridiculous to those who are themselves more Foolish.

Listing NGR: SW8205135232

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

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