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Headstone of William Barrett 6 Metres to West of East Entrance to Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Polperro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.338 / 50°20'16"N

Longitude: -4.4899 / 4°29'23"W

OS Eastings: 222912

OS Northings: 51640

OS Grid: SX229516

Mapcode National: GBR ND.X4JY

Mapcode Global: FRA 18H4.LN3

Entry Name: Headstone of William Barrett 6 Metres to West of East Entrance to Churchyard

Listing Date: 26 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160954

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61569

Location: Polperro, Cornwall, PL13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Polperro

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Talland

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 25 SW
4/101 Headstone of William Barrett 6m to
- west of east entrance to Churchyard

Headstone. 1770. In memory of William, son of Reginold and Filley Barret. Slate
headstone with round-head. Decorated with head of angle, finger pointing at hour
glass and figure blowing arrows at a heart. Inscribed with lower case lettering with
serifs. Verse below
'Lament not for we our Mother so Dear. no more in vain
If you have lost tis we have Gain. we are gone to see
Our Dearest Friends that Dwell above. them will we go and see
And all our Friends that Dwell in Christ below
Will soon come after us'.
Resited after landslide in churchyard.

Listing NGR: SX2000951911

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

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