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Gun from Hms Anson in Central Position Behind Guildhall

A Grade II Listed Building in Helston, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1013 / 50°6'4"N

Longitude: -5.2745 / 5°16'28"W

OS Eastings: 165929

OS Northings: 27490

OS Grid: SW659274

Mapcode National: GBR Z1.0PKC

Mapcode Global: VH133.JQF7

Entry Name: Gun from Hms Anson in Central Position Behind Guildhall

Listing Date: 22 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196493

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385500

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


631-1/4/144 Gun from HMS Anson in central
22/05/72 position behind Guildhall


Gun from warship. c1800. From HMS Anson which was wrecked on
Loe Bar, Porthleven on 29.12.1807. Now mounted on replica
wooden gun carriage constructed by HMS Seahawk (The Royal
Naval Air Station at Culdrose, Helston) and donated November
1965 by the descendents of Henry Trengrouse, inventor of the
Rocket Life Saving Apparatus whose grave (qv) is in the
churchyard of the Church of St Michael (qv).

Listing NGR: SW6592927490

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