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Sampson Chest Tomb at Approximately 20 Metres East of Church of Saint Sithney

A Grade II Listed Building in Sithney, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1139 / 50°6'49"N

Longitude: -5.3068 / 5°18'24"W

OS Eastings: 163681

OS Northings: 28989

OS Grid: SW636289

Mapcode National: GBR FX8C.XN8

Mapcode Global: VH132.YDVK

Entry Name: Sampson Chest Tomb at Approximately 20 Metres East of Church of Saint Sithney

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161237

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65966

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


7/291 Sampson chest tomb at approximately
20 metres east of Church of Saint

Chest tomb. Early C19. To Thomas Sampson who died in 1810 aged 56. Dressed granite chest, partly buried, with headstone with inscribed slate insert.
Square-on-plan with headstone to the middle of the west end with an inscription
facing east. The chest is made of squared granite monoliths joined by iron staples. The headstone is segmentally headed over square corners.

Listing NGR: SW6368128989

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