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Chest Tombs at Approx 3-5m North of Church of Saint Piran

A Grade II Listed Building in Perranwell, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2087 / 50°12'31"N

Longitude: -5.1137 / 5°6'49"W

OS Eastings: 177925

OS Northings: 38940

OS Grid: SW779389

Mapcode National: GBR ZB.1XJK

Mapcode Global: FRA 085G.X57

Entry Name: Chest Tombs at Approx 3-5m North of Church of Saint Piran

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160885

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63590

Location: Perranarworthal, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Perranarworthal

Built-Up Area: Perranwell

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Stithians

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


3/322 Chest tombs at approx 3-5m north of
Church of Saint Piran


Group of 5 chest tombs and 1 headstone.
Chest tombs:
1789 to John Lugg, died aged 33. Incised slate slab on brick base.
1789 to Nicholas Lean, died aged 58. Incised slate slab at ground level.
1800 to John Henwood. Incised slate slab on brick base.
1808 to John Lugg. Incised slate slab on granite ashlar base.
1839 to David Scott, died aged 66. Panelled granite sides, coved cornice to granite lid, with small incised slate insert towards west end.
All rectangular-on-plan.
Headstone 1845 to Jennifer Lugg, died aged 70. White limestone monolith. Moulded
border to east face enclosing panelled chest with cornice, obelisk shaped panel over
enclosing incised inscription and all surmounted by triangular pediment.

Listing NGR: SW7792538940

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

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