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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1196331
English Heritage Legacy ID: 385398
Location: Helston, Cornwall, TR13
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
SW6427 CHURCH STREET
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
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