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Ivry Chest Tomb at Approximately 12 Metres East of North Aisle of Church of Saint Sithney

A Grade II Listed Building in Sithney, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1139 / 50°6'50"N

Longitude: -5.3068 / 5°18'24"W

OS Eastings: 163680

OS Northings: 28998

OS Grid: SW636289

Mapcode National: GBR FX8C.XLY

Mapcode Global: VH132.YDVH

Entry Name: Ivry Chest Tomb at Approximately 12 Metres East of North Aisle of Church of Saint Sithney

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161203

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65957

Location: Sithney, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Sithney

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Sithney

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


7/282 Ivry chest tomb at approximately
- 12 metres east of north aisle of
Church of Saint Sithney

Chest tomb. Early C19, to Thomas Ivey, died 1809 aged 67 and his wife Alice who died 1840 aged 97. Dressed granite with small incised slate lid insert at the east end.
Rectangular on plan.
The chest sides are of square granite slabs fastened with iron staples and the lid is a granite monolith with a slightly projecting square edge. Overgrown with ivy.
Inscribed with the following epitaph:
Corruption earth and Worms
Shall but refine his Flesh
Till my triumphant Spirit comes
To put it on afresh.

Listing NGR: SW6368028998

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

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