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Carthew Tomb Approximately 50 Metres North East of East End of Church of St Keyne

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2728 / 50°16'22"N

Longitude: -5.0609 / 5°3'39"W

OS Eastings: 181983

OS Northings: 45909

OS Grid: SW819459

Mapcode National: GBR ZD.KZQR

Mapcode Global: FRA 0899.L5D

Plus Code: 9C2P7WFQ+4J

Entry Name: Carthew Tomb Approximately 50 Metres North East of East End of Church of St Keyne

Listing Date: 30 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205438

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377405

Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Truro

Built-Up Area: Truro

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Kenwyn with St Allen

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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880-1/1/86 Carthew tomb approx. 50m NE of E end
of Church of St Keyne


Two adjoining chest tombs. One commemorates John Carthew,
d.1795 aged 48, his wife Elizabeth, d.1822 aged 65 and others;
other commemorates their son John, d.1845(6?) aged 60, and his
wife Ellen, d.1870 aged 84, and others. 2 rectangular-on-plan
chest tombs with granite monolithic sides with fielded panels
and tall pilaster panels to ends of long sides and inscribed
slate lids.

Listing NGR: SW8198345909

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