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Penberthy Tombs and Cross Approximately 8 Metres West of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Helston, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1034 / 50°6'12"N

Longitude: -5.277 / 5°16'37"W

OS Eastings: 165761

OS Northings: 27730

OS Grid: SW657277

Mapcode National: GBR Z1.0NVH

Mapcode Global: VH133.HN3M

Entry Name: Penberthy Tombs and Cross Approximately 8 Metres West of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 9 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385398

Location: Helston, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Helston

Built-Up Area: Helston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Helston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


631-1/4/47 (West side)
Penberthy tombs and cross approx. 8
metres west of Church of St Michael


Cross set on pair of large chest tombs and headstone. Cross
possibly pre-Conquest or medieval; headstone 1783 to Henry
Penberthy, d.1783 aged 64; others probably mid C19. Dressed
granite except for slate with incised inscription set into
headstone with low-pitched head. 2 linked rectangular tombs.
The cross is a wheelhead with a flared Greek cross in relief
set over the monolithic side of the chest tomb which has
incised inscription "PENBERTHY".

Listing NGR: SW6576127730

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

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