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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1161203
English Heritage Legacy ID: 65957
Location: Sithney, Cornwall, TR13
Civil Parish: Sithney
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Sithney
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 62 NW SITHNEY CHURCHTOWN, Sithney
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
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